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tie up (1)

Meaning: to tie together the ends of something

For example:

  • tie up sth Our two-year-old boy is learning to tie up his shoelaces.

  • tie sth up I've nearly finished the story. I'm just tying a few loose ends up and then it'll be done.

Quick Quiz:

After wrapping the package, I tied it up with
  1. string
  2. paper
  3. tape

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