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No matter how I proceeded, I would not be able to tie up its myriad strands.

Baum asked about ropes such as Valle said would be used to tie up victims.

As I packed up to leave Philadelphia, I decided to tie up loose ends, including Shon.

In the deceptively mild words of John Whittingdale, chairman of the committee, the MPs now want to “tie up a few loose ends.”

So make haste this week to tie up loose ends, especially the busy work of returning calls and emails.

First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.

Bud went out with ropes to catch and tie up the burros and their two saddle horses.

Whalers and merchantmen used to tie up there a hundred years ago, where now only fishing boats come.

"I tie up his head so that he cannot see, or smell, and so fall to neighing to the other horses," I explained to her.

He was to tie up for the night at a little village near Marly-le-Roi.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tie-up, such as: closure, interruption, layoff, gridlock, shutdown, and down.

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