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tie (with someone) (for something)

to have the same score as someone for the prize in some contest. I tied with Joel for first place. I tied for the trophy with Joel.
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Yet, while so deeply impressed with the sense of religious obligation, they felt, in all its energy, the force of that tender tie which binds the heart of every virtuous man to his native land.
You feel, as I do, that the real tie lies in the feelings and expectations we have raised in other minds.
Darling was not sufficiently impressed, and he went on sternly, "I warn you of this, mother, that unless this tie is round my neck we don't go out to dinner to-night, and if I don't go out to dinner to-night, I never go to the office again, and if I don't go to the office again, you and I starve, and our children will be flung into the streets.
Let me try, dear," she said, and indeed that was what he had come to ask her to do, and with her nice cool hands she tied his tie for him, while the children stood around to see their fate decided.
As it happened, we had twine or packthread enough about us, which we used to tie our firelocks together with; so we resolved to attack these people first, and with as little noise as we could.
I created Hex Tie to appeal to my artist soul while also using my passion and drive as an entrepreneur.
Traditional ties are being ditched in favour of the neater and safer clip-ons.
Television commentator Tucker Carlson no longer wears his signature bow ties and the MIT beaver mascot is now going tieless, but Joe Plaud remains a big fan.
A recent study by market research company Mintel showed sales of ties were expected to be worth no less than pounds 162million this year.
If the customer is utilizing a vertical, a closed-door horizontal or an open-end auto tie baler, perforating plastic containers is required," Pfeffer says.
A call for ties to be abandoned in the workplace was welcomed by a civil servants' union yesterday as workers across the country went open- necked to cope with sweltering conditions.
Concrete Ties Chosen for Environmental/Cost Benefits Over Wood Ties
The kids put on the ties, and all of the sudden, they're, like, 'Good morning, ma'am,''' said Marsh Kline, the school's math coach.
Kerstein's new company, Polywood, eventually patented its use of the unfilled PE/PS composite for railroad ties and has patents pending on other applications.
Her initial designs failed, but she finally found one that worked: a zipper, hidden behind a perfectly created knot, is pulled up to tighten the tie, and down to loosen it.