tying The Knot: Burberry designer Christopher Bailey is set to marry his boyfriend of three years, Simon Woods.
It was a relentlessly plot-driven show, and the writers were very good about making connections and tying up loose ends.
Others were tying pieces of the orange plastic around their arms, apparently denoting their “media center” status.
Well, Dieudonné was in the process of tying these strands together.
The Cubs trailed two games to one and seemed on the verge of tying the series.
Dismounting and tying his horse, he approached the thick, arched door with the intention of sending the keeper after Servius.
He was tying a most complicated knot, and could not look up.
"So am I, Mallet," replied Mary, tying on her old-fashioned sun-hood.
"Maybe," said Dilly, nodding and tying her last bundle of papers.
He took three large-sized nets, and, tying them together, set them on this pen.
"that with which anything is tied," Old English teag, from Proto-Germanic *taugo (cf. Old Norse taug "tie," tygill "string"), from PIE *deuk- "to pull, to lead" (cf. Old English teon "to draw, pull, drag;" see duke (n.)).
Figurative sense is recorded from 1550s. Meaning "equality between competitors" is first found 1670s, from notion of a connecting link (tie-breaker is recorded from 1961). Sense of "necktie, cravat" first recorded 1761. The railway sense of "transverse sleeper" is from 1857, American English.
Old English tigan, tiegan, from the source of tie (n.). Related: Tied; tying. Tie-dye first attested 1904. Tie one on "get drunk" is recorded from 1951. In the noun sense of "connection," tie-in dates from 1934.