There are 2 main translations of tie up in Spanish:

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tie up

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
    (boat)
    to tie something/somebody up to something
    atar or (Latin America except River Plate area) amarrar algo/a alguien a algo
    to tie up loose ends
    atar cabos sueltos
    1.2 (keep busy) See examples: to be tied upshe'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)
    all our money is tied up in property
    todo nuestro dinero está invertido or metido en bienes raíces
    1.4 (impede)
    (American English) (traffic/production/project)
    1.5 (finalize)
    (British English) (deal)
    (arrangements)
    I had to get everything tied up before I left
    tuve que dejarlo todo arreglado antes de irme
    1.6 (connect) See examples:to be tied up with something
    estar ligado a or relacionado con algo
  • 2verb + adverb 2.1 (moor) (Nautical) 2.2 (be linked) See examples:to tie up with something
    estar relacionado (con algo)
    estar ligado (a algo)
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There are 2 main translations of tie up in Spanish:

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tie-up
American English: /ˈtaɪ ˌəp/

noun

  • 1 1.1 (connection)
    Example sentences
    • Four Labour councillors and senior officers are looking into a proposed tie-up with a commercial organisation to take over some support services.
    • The Football Association says that the money will be invested in the game's grass roots but traditionalists argue that commercial tie-ups like this devalue this venerable institution.
    • Last week's announcement of a commercial tie-up between Manchester United and the Yankees was yet another indication of the way football is heading.
    1.2 (Business)
    (para un proyecto conjunto)
    1.3 (Radio, Television) hookup
    Example sentences
    • As a result of the new tie-up, it is launching a new broadband service for £16.99 a month.
  • 2 (stoppage, jam)
    (American English)
    Example sentences
    • But he cautioned there will always be traffic tie-ups as long as drivers continue to slow down in tunnels.
    • No one was injured, but the traffic tie-up from this accident went on for miles.
    • Traffic tie-ups and winter weather are delaying travelers heading home for the holiday.

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