lash (someone, something, or oneself) to (something)

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lash (someone, something, or oneself) to (something)

To tie or bind someone, something, or oneself to something. They lashed the prisoner to the chair to begin interrogating him for answers. We began lashing everything to the floor so nothing would break during the hurricane. The captain lashed himself to the wheel of the ship to make sure it stayed on course through the intense storm.
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lash someone or something to something

to tie someone or something to something. The boys lashed one of their number to a tree and danced around him like savages. Abe lashed the cask to the deck. Frank lashed himself to the mast.
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On the threshold of disaster, Lash yourself to the mast.
When you hear dabbling's siren song, lash yourself to the mast of reason and contemplate how quickly Top Client will pull her corporate work if your firm mishandles her divorce.
Having spent many a teenage night standing on the terraces at Selhurst Park (Crystal Palace FC being my team back then, and the word 'standing' an approximation; if you didn't lash yourself to the bar your very life was in the balance) I was astonished to find everyone so nice.
Of course not, you'd lash yourself to Jordan's bra in the sure and certain knowledge that, since she had an autobiography to promote/pop single to launch/story to sell to a newspaper, if anyone was going to escape, it would be her.