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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.
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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.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
At last, in the further edge of that town I saw a small funeral procession -- just a family and a few friends following a coffin -- no priest; a funeral without bell, book, or candle; there was a church there close at hand, but they passed it by weeping, and did not enter it; I glanced up at the belfry, and there hung the bell, shrouded in black, and its tongue tied back. Now I knew!
He knew us by our countenances to be Englishmen, and jabbering to us in his own language, swore we should be tied back to back and thrown into the sea.
Release date- 04092019 - On 1 September Equinor and its partners started production from the Snefrid Nord gas field, the first discovery tied back to the Norwegian Sea Aasta Hansteen field.
Equinor spudded its Orn prospect 6507/2-5 exploration well on July 23 targeting the middle-lower Jurassic with pre-drill resources of 8-40 mmboe, which in the success case will be tied back to the Skarv field.
The suspect is described as white, approximately 5ft 9inches tall and of average build with slicked-back black hair tied back.
Hair tied back. Then you threw your 'I love your toes' comment.
The Penguins field currently processes oil and gas using four existing drill centres tied back to the Brent Charlie platform.
The discovery, scheduled to come on stream in late 2019, will be tied back to Aasta Hansteen.
Perhaps a picture of Monina in an apron, her hair tied back and wearing sterile gloves, while not handling the sterile part of the catheter, would have been more convincing.
Galliano, who in February 2011 was filmed in Paris giving an anti-Semitic tirade, and has since worked to rebuild his professional image, took the stage "wearing a smart suit with a lavender tie, his long hair tied back:"
She had dark hair tied back in a pony tail, and is described as having bad teeth and tattoos across the top of her chest.
Also, the Moho Nord development, which will be tied back to a new floating production unit (FPU) and a newbuild tension-leg platform (TLP), includes an oil export line to the Djeno onshore terminal and will also be tied back to the shallow-water N'Kossa platform for gas exchange.
She finished off her ensemble by wearing her black hair tied back away from her face in a low bun.
The Popeye field is in Green Canyon block 116 in some 671.6 m water depth and will be tied back to the Cougar fixed platform in South Timbalier block 300 in 110.3 m water depth.
CCTV footage shows her at the Sainsbury's store in Gorgie, Edinburgh, on that day, wearing dark clothes with her hair tied back.