There are 2 translations of tie in Spanish:

tie1

Pronunciation: /taɪ/

n

  • 2 2.1 (bond) lazo (m) , vínculo (m) emotional ties lazos or vínculos afectivos blood ties lazos (mpl) de parentesco economic/diplomatic ties relaciones (fpl) económicas/diplomáticas I have no ties here no hay nada que me retenga aquí 2.2 (obligation, constraint) atadura (f) the children are a tie los niños atan mucho family ties obligaciones (fpl) familiares

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The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.

There are 2 translations of tie in Spanish:

tie2

(ties, tying, tied)

vt

  • 1 1.1 [knot/bow] hacer* to tie a knot in sth hacer* un nudo en algo 1.2 (fasten) [shoelaces/parcel] atar , amarrar (AmL exc RPl) he tied the ribbon into a bow hizo un lazo con la cinta she tied a scarf around her neck se ató un pañuelo al cuello she tied the dog to the tree ató or (AmL exc RPl) amarró el perro al árbol she tied her hair back se recogió el pelo his ankles were tied together tenía los tobillos atados to be fit to be tied (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* hecho una furia with one arm o hand tied behind one's back [colloquial/familiar] (easily) con los ojos cerrados; (handicapped) con las manos atadas
  • 2 2.1 (link) to tie sth to/with sth relacionar or ligar* algo con algo 2.2 (restrict) [person] atar she doesn't want to be tied no quiere atarse she's tied by her job el trabajo la tiene atadato tie sb to sth/-ing the contract ties us to a strict timetable el contrato nos obliga a cumplir un horario estricto I'm tied to the house by the children los niños me tienen atada a la casa 2.3 (make conditional) to tie sth to sth condicionar algo a algo
  • 3 [Games] [Sport] [game] empatar ; [team] empatar con

vi

  • 1 (fasten) atarse the dress ties at the back el vestido se ata atrás

Phrasal verbs

tie down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [load/prisoner] atar , amarrar (AmL exc RPl) 1.1v + o + adv 2.1 (restrict, limit) atar a family ties you down tener* familia te ata she doesn't want to be tied down to a routine no quiere estar atada or ceñida a una rutina 2.2 (oblige, commit) the minister refused to be tied down el ministro no quiso comprometerse I intend to tie him down to that clause pienso obligarlo a cumplir esa cláusula you have to tie them down to a definite date tienes que hacer que se comprometan a una fecha concreta

tie in

v + adv (agree, coincide) to tie in (with sth) concordar* or cuadrar (con algo) it ties in with what we were told concuerda or cuadra con lo que nos dijeron the album will be released to tie in with the TV show el álbum será lanzado para coincidir con el programa de televisión 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (connect) to tie sth in (with sth) relacionar or ligar* algo con algo

tie up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [shoelaces/parcel/animal] atar , amarrar (AmL exc RPl) ; [boat] amarrar to tie sth/sb up to sth atar or (AmL exc RPl) amarrar algo/a algn a algo to tie up loose ends atar cabos sueltos 1.2 (keep busy) to be tied up she's tied up with a customer just now en este momento está ocupada atendiendo a un cliente I'll be even more tied up tomorrow mañana voy a estar aún más ocupado or atareado 1.3 (make unavailable) [capital/assets] inmovilizar* all our money is tied up in property todo nuestro dinero está invertido or metido en bienes raíces 1.4 (impede) (AmE) [traffic/production/project] paralizar* , parar 1.5 (finalize) (BrE) [deal] cerrar* ; [arrangements] finalizar* I had to get everything tied up before I left tuve que dejarlo todo arreglado antes de irme 1.6 (connect) to be tied up with sth estar* ligado a or relacionado con algo 1.1v + adv 2.1 (moor) [Naut] atracar* 2.2 (be linked) to tie up with sth estar* relacionado (con algo), estar* ligado (a algo)

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Word of the day saliva
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saliva …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.