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 Meanings and Examples of TIE
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tie
 v.  connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
 v.  achieve the same score as another competitor
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Yas'm, dat hawse daid, lyin dar whar Ah tie him wid his nose in de water bucket he tuhned over.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  She did not realize then that with one stroke she had cut forever any fragile tie that still bound her to the old days, to old friends.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  There was the faintest gleam of triumph in Rhett's eyes as he bent to tie Bonnie's shoe string.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
4  She uttered a smiling acceptance, hailing in the renewal of the tie an escape from Trenor's importunities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
5  A man in cuffless shirt-sleeves with pink arm-garters, wearing a linen collar but no tie, yawned his way from Dyer's Drug Store across to the hotel.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  She stepped from tie to tie, in long strides.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  He wore a black sack suit and a lilac tie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  She tried to evolve a philosophy which would explain why Kennicott could never tie his scarf so that it would reach the top of the gap in his turn-down collar.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
9  She realized, in the taxicab, that he was wearing a soft gray suit, a soft easy hat, a flippant tie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  We drove up to this skeleton to tie our horses, and then I saw a door and window sunk deep in the drawbank.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
11  When Ole was cultivating his corn that summer, he used to get discouraged in the field, tie up his team, and wander off to wherever Lena Lingard was herding.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
12  We were out all day in the thin sunshine, helping Mrs. Harling and Tony break the ground and plant the garden, dig around the orchard trees, tie up vines and clip the hedges.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
13  When I pulled up at the windmill, another boy, barefooted and curly-headed, ran out of the barn to tie my team for me.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
14  Since the emancipation came and the tie of mutual interest and regard between master and servant was broken, the Negro has drifted away into a state which is neither freedom nor bondage.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
15  But the tie which, through their common calamity, had united the feelings of these simple dwellers in the woods with the strangers who had thus transiently visited them, was not so easily broken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
Example Sentence: (64 in 5 pages)
16  That tie makes a good match with your jacket.
17  Here, put 'em up at this corner -- No, tie 'em together first.
18  If this expert is as good as Foote says, he can tie up the process for a long time.
19  Add a length of ribbon tied in a bow.
20  The press agent tied himself in knots trying to apologise.
21  Our company has tied up with another firm to support the project.
22  The little money that was available was tied up in bureaucratic red tape.
23  He tied up the bag and took it outside.
24  I'm sorry, she's tied up at the moment.
25  The victim was tied to a sacrificial altar.
26  They had their hands tied behind their backs.
27  I got myself tied up in knots when I tried to explain the legal system to them.
28  The bank claims its hands are tied by federal regulators.
29  My money is tied up in a trust fund.
30  Her hair was tied up with a yellow ribbon.