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  1. tied up(p)adjective

    kept occupied or engaged

    "she's tied up at the moment and can't see you"; "the phone was tied up for almost an hour"


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  1. Greg Carey:

    One of the major factors is that the church is too tied up in right-wing politics.

  2. Craig Barnes:

    The first video I saw was an Asian girl who was tied up, and I wasn't too sure what was going on — I was a bit perplexed.

  3. Chuck Peruto:

    He believed the world was evil, he wanted to have a race of people with a Black mother and a White father where they would have no contact with the outside world and solely rely on his teachings. He literally would have church services when the girls were tied up in his basement.

  4. Gabriela Siller:

    We think the threats, demands and Trump tweets against Mexico will continue, especially because it's all tied up with the politics of the 2020 election.

  5. Chris Urmson:

    If you think about the other big names that are developing the technology, they're all tied up in one way or another with another larger company, for our partners one of the things they may find appealing is the fact that if you actually want to place a bet on self-driving technology, we're the legitimate independent alternative.

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