strap (someone or something) with (something)(redirected from strapping them with)
strap (someone or something) with (something)
1. To attach, fasten, or secure something onto or around someone or something. The agent strapped the bridge with C4 and prepared to blow the whole thing sky high. The bank robber strapped the hostages with nylon rope and plastic cable ties.
2. To burden someone with something oppressive, irritating, or problematic. They strapped me with a $200 fine for parking there on a Sunday. She ended up strapping the business with nearly $20 million in debt before moving on to a different company.
See also: strap
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