Translation of tie in Spanish:
- 1 (Clothing)also: necktie1.1 he can't tie his tie yettodavía no se sabe hacer el nudo de la corbata1.2 (on clothing) (before noun) tie clasp o clip → tiepinExample 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 tieslazos or vínculos afectivosblood tieslazos (masculine plural) de parentescoeconomic/diplomatic tiesrelaciones (feminine plural) económicas/diplomáticasI have no ties hereno hay nada que me retenga aquí2.2 (obligation, constraint)atadura (feminine)the children are a tielos niños atan muchofamily tiesobligaciones (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)
- 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.
traviesa (feminine)Example sentences
- 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 something
hacerhacer un nudo en algo1.2 (fasten) he tied the ribbon into a bowhizo un lazo con la cintashe tied a scarf around her neckse ató un pañuelo al cuelloshe tied the dog to the treeató or (Latin America except River Plate area) amarró el perro al árbolshe tied her hair backse recogió el pelohis ankles were tied togethertenía los tobillos atadosto be fit to be tied (American English) [colloquial] with one arm o hand tied behind one's back [colloquial](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)to tie something
to/ withsomethingrelacionar or ligar algo2.2 (restrict) conalgo(person)she doesn't want to be tied
atarno quiere atarseshe's tied by her jobel trabajo la tiene atadato tie somebody
tosomething/ -ingthe contract ties us to a strict timetableel contrato nos obliga a cumplir un horario estrictoI'm tied to the house by the childrenlos niños me tienen atada a la casaExample sentences2.3 (make conditional)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.
- 3 (Games, Sport)(game)
intransitive verb ties, tying, tied
- 2 (draw)(teams/contestants)
- 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)to tie in (
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
tener familia te atashe doesn't want to be tied down to a routine
no quiere estar atada or ceñida a una rutina2.2 (oblige, commit) the minister refused to be tied down
el ministro no quiso comprometerseI intend to tie him down to that clause
pienso obligarlo a cumplir esa cláusulayou have to tie them down to a definite date
tienes que hacer que se comprometan a una fecha concreta
concordar or cuadrar (it ties in with what we were told
concuerda or cuadra con lo que nos dijeronthe album will be released to tie in with the TV show
el álbum será lanzado para coincidir con el programa de televisión2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (connect)to tie something in (
relacionar or ligar algo
(boat)to tie something/somebody up
atar or (Latin America except River Plate area) amarrar algo/a alguiento tie up loose ends
atar cabos sueltos1.2 (keep busy) to be tied upshe's tied up with a customer just now
en este momento está ocupada atendiendo a un clienteI'll be even more tied up tomorrow
mañana voy a estar aún más ocupado or atareado1.3 (make unavailable)
(capital/assets)all our money is tied up in property
todo nuestro dinero está invertido or metido en bienes raíces1.4 (impede) 1.5 (finalize)
(British English) (deal)
(arrangements)I had to get everything tied up before I left
tuve que dejarlo todo arreglado antes de irme1.6 (connect)to be tied up
estar ligado2verb + adverb 2.1 (moor) (Nautical) 2.2 (be linked)to tie up
a or relacionado con algo
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