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tie someone or something into something

 and tie someone or something in
to seek to establish a connection between someone or something and something. The police tried to tie Sarah into the crime. They tried to tie in Liz, too.
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tie into

Attack energetically, as in They tied into the buffet as though they hadn't eaten in months. [Colloquial; c. 1900]
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tie into

v.
1. To attach and anchor someone or something to someone or something with a knot: They tied the boat into the dock.
2. To connect something with something: This pipe ties the housing development into the city's sewer system.
3. To be connected with something: All the library computer systems tie into the main branch.
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