But he is also well tied in to the Pakistani intelligence world.
Next place the jar up to its neck in a large saucepan of boiling water, only taking care the jar is well tied down.
But he saw to it that his rope was well tied to the rail-stanchion.
This knot of nature is so well tied, that nobody was ever cunning enough to find the two ends.
Cover over with paper such as you use for jam pots, well tied down.
She came to him again that night on the roof, bringing with her a small bundle, tightly rolled and well tied up.
The roof, therefore, must be well tied, and should sit on the building merely as a lid.
They were like a couple of Sioux who had got hold of an Apache and had him well tied to a stake.
The next day they returned with several Yankee captives, all well tied, to prevent any possibility of escape.
No sooner had he got them well tied than some one called him, and off he ran, leaving the two dogs tied, but not mated.
"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.