Translation of tie in Spanish:
- 1 (Clothing)also: necktie1.1 he can't tie his tie yet1.2 (on clothing) (before noun) tie clasp o clip → tiepintodavía no se sabe hacer el nudo de la corbataExample sentences
- Each kit contains a plastic sheet, a clean razor blade, a cutting surface, soap, and cord ties.
- Some of the most damaging ties are fastened around trees for secondary purposes, for washing lines, swings or bird box fixings.
- These are made of blue or white plastic clothes pegs, cable ties, nails and wire.
- 2 2.1 (bond) emotional tiesblood tieslazos or vínculos afectivoseconomic/diplomatic tieslazos (masculine plural) de parentescoI have no ties hererelaciones (feminine plural) económicas/diplomáticas2.2 (obligation, constraint)no hay nada que me retenga aquíthe children are a tieatadura (feminine)family tieslos niños atan muchoobligaciones (feminine plural) familiaresExample sentences
- First, they must be free from feudal ties, which would otherwise prevent them from entering any sort of market transaction.
- However, following Government legislation relaxing the restrictive ties between pubs and the beer they sold, it has made less sense for breweries to hold onto these chains of pubs.
- They should sort these problems out by talking frankly about the benefits of a thaw in their ties, free from constraints imposed by their formal positions.
- Their lives were often founded on strong family ties and childhood friendships.
- Studies consistently show that those who are socially isolated are two to five times the risk of dying from all causes compared to those who maintain strong ties with family, friends and community.
- Second, education provides a ‘bridge’ to social networks beyond the strong ties of family, friends, and neighbors.
- 3 3.1 (draw) (before noun) tie game/match (American English) 3.2also: cup tie(British English)partido (masculine) de copaExample sentences
- Both sides had a few chances, it was a well fought contest and a tie was the best result.
- A tie would result in five points for each team, and the terms losing draw and winning draw, with Shackleton's grateful thanks, would be consigned to the dustbin.
- If a game ends in a tie, both teams earn a chance to win, not just the team that wins a coin flip, as is the case in the NFL.
- 4 4.1 (fastener)(cierre de alambre o plástico para bolsas etc)4.2 (Constr)Example sentences
- This transparency is achievable because the building front is cantilevered and suspended from the main structure by diagonal ties.
- All these walls have metal anchors, ties, and fasteners that cause thermal bridges.
(American English) (Railways)4.4 (Music)Example sentences
- It was noted that they are currently working in the area placing double rails and new ties, along with other improvements.
- Colonel McDaniel said the base already spent $1 million of this money to replace some of the rails and rail ties.
- The speed limit on this section of heavier rail on concrete ties is 110 mph for conventional Amtrak trains.
- A curved line similar to the slur may be used to indicate a portamento effect; the same sign between two adjacent notes of the same pitch serves as a tie.
- In a rush, he began writing, though he was careful as he drew in all of the notes and ties.
transitive verb ties, tying, tied
- 1 1.1(knot/bow)to tie a knot in something1.2 (fasten) he tied the ribbon into a bowhacer un nudo en algoshe tied a scarf around her neckhizo un lazo con la cintashe tied the dog to the treese ató un pañuelo al cuelloshe tied her hair backató or (Latin America except River Plate area) amarró el perro al árbolhis ankles were tied togetherse recogió el peloto be fit to be tied (American English) [colloquial] with one arm o hand tied behind one's back [colloquial]tenía los tobillos atados(easily)con los ojos cerrados(handicapped)con las manos atadasExample sentences
- She tied the string attached the sheath to her belt and looked back into the crate.
- He tied Charcoal's leading cord to the tree, and she gave him a disapproving gaze.
- She had long hair, which was tied back in a ponytail and she had facial piercings or facial jewellery.
- Jocelyn slipped her arms through the short sleeves and Sylvie told her to hold still while she tied the golden ribbon lacing up the back; it ended with a bow at her waist.
- I quickly bent down to tie the bothersome laces and walked back to my desk, leaving Greg to put away the rest of the equipment.
- Make certain you wear shoes suitable for climbing and working on a ladder, and that the shoe laces are tied.
- Then he brushed his knee-length hair one hundred strokes, braided it, and tied it back with a piece of green ribbon, simply knotting it instead of tying a bow.
- It was a process a bit like tying a granny knot: twisting one edge of the sausage rope into a loop, then threading the other end through, looping it, and twisting again.
- Keep the loops tight, and they will hold the laces in place while you tie your final knot/bow.
- 2 2.1 (link) See examples:to tie something
to/ withsomething2.2 (restrict)relacionar or ligar algo conalgo(person)she doesn't want to be tiedshe's tied by her jobno quiere atarseto tie somebodyel trabajo la tiene atada tosomething/ -ingthe contract ties us to a strict timetableI'm tied to the house by the childrenel contrato nos obliga a cumplir un horario estrictolos niños me tienen atada a la casaExample sentences2.3 (make conditional) See examples:to tie something
- And of course, until it's all fixed I can't get my email in Detroit unless I'm tied to dial-up access.
- But once he is tied to a project, he is fully committed.
- You weren't tied to a house, you weren't tied to anything.
tosomethingcondicionar algo aalgoExample sentences
- Right now we have a cost-of-living increase, that is tied more to wages than actual inflation.
- Happiness, in this scheme of things, is always tied up with what happens, especially what happens by luck or chance.
- His switch to study theology with work in the Anglican Church may well have been tied up with the beginning of the First World War.
intransitive verb ties, tying, tied
- 2 (draw)(teams/contestants)Example sentences
- Brazilian gymnasts earned or tied for the top score on three of the four women's events.
- But they should be even stronger in 2000, as 19 starters return from a team that tied for the Mountain West title.
- Porter also tied for the team lead in interceptions.
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2verb + object + adverb 2.1 (restrict, limit) a family ties you down
- 1verb + adverb (agree, coincide) See examples:to tie in (
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
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