There are 2 main translations of tie up in Spanish:

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tie up

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
    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)
    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)
    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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American English: /ˈtaɪ ˌəp/


  • 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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