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tie back

To draw and restrain something back and out of the way. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tie" and "back." I forgot to bring a hairclip to tie my hair back, so it kept falling into my face while I worked. Be sure to tie the cables back or they could cause injury or death while operating the machine.
See also: back, tie

tie something back

to bind or fasten something back out of the way. George tied the curtains back to let a little more light in. Let me tie back the vines out of the way.
See also: back, tie

tie back

v.
To draw something backward and fasten it: I gathered my hair and tied it back in a ponytail. We tied back the curtains so that they wouldn't blow around in the breeze.
See also: back, tie
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A source said: "Wayne followed because he wanted his tie back. Then Bieber's people got in his face.
Validate that the total costs within your model tie back to your operating statements and/or general ledger reports.
We must network and get involved with planning our own markets and value-added sales while we connect with urban consumer groups so they develop a tie back to local sustainable agriculture."
Supporting the bay, new floor joists tie back to the existing ones and cantilever 20 inches beyond the house wall.
Also includes removal of the failed sheet pile wall and tie back system, installation of new sheet pile wall and tie back system, replacement of fill material below the docks surface, replacement of crushed stone on the surface of dock placement of material at the base and riverward of the sheet pile wall and realignment of the bank line upstream from the dock.
YM won 30-10 at Dinnington in a first-round tie back in November, but have not previously had chance to fit in the game against the Hipperholme outfit, who are coached by former Giants and Halifax RL player Jamie Bloem.
Cloverleaf Hotel have had a difficult campaign so far and will have it tough against Mearns United but might manage to take the tie back to Aberdeen.
And Calderwood expects to see Best's record six goals against Northampton in a fifth-round tie back in 1970 again and again.
Tenders are invited for The work consists of removal of an existing wood pile system including wood planking, dead man wood piling, with steel tie back rods and installing a new vinyl sheet pile wall system with helical tie back anchors and some dredging required.
Tie standards Tie back your climbers on to frames and trellises as they start growing to help them keep their shape.
McGinnity is a respected GAA figure and it was anticipated that an appeal to the provincial body to put the club tie back by a week would get the nod.
Now, I was going to tell you about the time Barry Ferguson took his tie back to the shop claiming it was too tight but instead I'll just point out that footballers aren't the only sports stars with hugeknots in their ties.
Aibel has secured a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract from Woodside regarding the subsea tie back to the Ngujima-Yin FPSO.
Lilac striped tie back shirt, pounds 45, French Connection 2.
The Lomond Platform (Operated by BG) was being actively pursued as the preferred Subsea tie back host until BG announced the cancellation of their proposed Bridge Linked Platform (BLP) Project.