Tied-up sentence example

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  • Were they the same guys who broke in and tied up Fred O'Connor?

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  • The Persepolis remained idle at Bashire, and the Susa was tied up in the Failieh creek, near Muhamrah.

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  • Don't let your hair keep you tied up for long.

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  • It's a shame he isn't hearing this but he'll be tied up in his room all evening recording results of his tests.

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  • At last he borrowed sixpence from the stage-manager and returned home, carrying all his property tied up in a handkerchief.

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  • Tomatoes should be tied up to trellises or stakes if fine-flavoured and handsome fruit is desired, for if left to ripen on the ground they are apt to have a gross earthy flavour.

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  • There are in the library some volumes written in Latin, which, according to Boot (Notice sur les manuscrits trouves a Herculaneum, Amsterdam, 1845), were found tied up in a bundle apart.

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  • It is afterwards tied up in quantities of 25 lb and 50 lb in double bags of sheeting, which are suspended to a ceiling out of the light and draught to allow the excess of oil to drain off.

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  • We all have our lives tied up in what the five of us are doing so any decision you make has a profound effect on everyone.

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  • I had him tied up pretty good—with the tape recording and all.

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  • He himself could have cut the rope—the short end they found tied up top— set up a second rappel at a nearby spot and gone down on it.

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  • Unfortunately our lines are constantly tied up with low-level non-emergency calls, some of which defy belief.

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  • They may have been the main caregiver or have arranged funerals or tied up affairs for family or loved ones.

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  • They can be overly complicated, and people consider the prospect of their money being tied up for decades unattractive and inflexible.

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  • Two horses were tied up and there was a wagon and mule at the end of the street.

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  • I had him tied up pretty good—with the tape recording and all.

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  • Yes. But the mine was all tied up in litigation.

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  • He himself could have cut the rope—the short end they found tied up top— set up a second rappel at a nearby spot and gone down on it.

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  • Raspberries, grape vines, &c., that have been laid down may now be uncovered and tied up to stakes or trellises, and all new plantations of these and other fruits may now be made.

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  • They made a clootie dumpling, a huge round pudding tied up in a cloth.

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  • In theology truth is propositional tied up in neat parcels, systematized, and arranged in logical order.

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  • His long black tresses are tied up in a headband.

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  • The scholar appears before the president's secretary with his poor belongings tied up in a red handkerchief, and after a brief interrogatory is entered on the list of one of the four orthodox rites - Shafi`ite, Hanifite, Malikite and Hanbalite (see Mahommedan Law).

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  • Now, however, more and more wealth is tied up in intangibles such as intellectual property, patents, brands, media, and contracts.

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  • More wealth is digital, to be sure, but immeasurably more wealth is tied up in the intricacies of society itself.

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  • Her long, thin, practiced fingers rapidly unplaited, replaited, and tied up her plait.

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  • Some unions tied up ministers using time slots allocated to CLP delegates.

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  • The awareness that more and more resources are tied up in discarded and obsolete machinery is transmuted into a kind of glamor.

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  • You don't want to get tied up in red tape when you tie the knot.

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  • Most of Gibson's money, however, is tied up in real estate.

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  • There was a time when dogs were either left tied up in the yard or packed into a cage all day when their owners didn't feel they could leave their pets running the house freely in their absence.

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  • At home, Romans wore sandals called "soleae" and in the streets they wore square toed shoes with leather bands that tied up the ankle.

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  • When you borrow money for 30 years it is riskier for the bank and the money is tied up longer.

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  • Perhaps the package is just a bit more tantalizing when it's tied up with a little ribbon?

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  • Selling candles direct from the workshop might mean that there is very little in the way of time tied up in the sale of candles, however, the candle maker may find that the opportunities for growth are limited.

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  • Your love letters may be kept for many years, tied up with a ribbon, and put in a box to be taken out and read over and over.

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  • However, this could leave you with too much of your net worth tied up in real estate if you face a sudden large expense.

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  • Then they're enhanced with a ribbon, which can be tied up around the calf or low at the ankle in a bow.

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  • He effectively tied up the loose ends from the first movie while providing a back story that rivals the main plot in keeping the movie-goers attention.

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  • Much to the dismay of their parents, the phone lines were tied up for hours.

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  • I've been all tied up with this funeral business.

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