Definition of tie someone down in English:
Restrict someone to a particular situation or place: she didn’t want to be tied down by a full-time job
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- We're going to give up some of the trappings of life that have tied us down.
- I have this thing where something has to be tying me down.
- Yeah, I need to pursue this and I can't do that with a job tying me down.
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