tie the knot


tie the knot
informal to get married.

When are you two going to tie the knot?

She's planning to tie the knot with her German boyfriend next June.

(often + with)

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  • tie the knot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get married; also to perform a wedding ceremony. * /Diane and Bill tied the knot yesterday./ * /The minister tied the knot for Diane and Bill yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tie the knot — {v. phr.}, {informal} To get married; also to perform a wedding ceremony. * /Diane and Bill tied the knot yesterday./ * /The minister tied the knot for Diane and Bill yesterday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • tie the knot — When people tie the knot, they get married …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • tie the knot — ► tie the knot informal get married. Main Entry: ↑knot …   English terms dictionary

  • tie the knot — phrasal : to perform a marriage ceremony; also : to get married * * * tie the knot (informal) To get married • • • Main Entry: ↑knot * * * tie the knot informal phrase to get married …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie the knot — 1. tv. to marry a mate. □ We tied the knot in a little chapel on the Arkansas border. □ They finally tied the knot. 2. tv. [for a cleric] to unite a couple in marriage. □ It was hard to find somebody to tie the knot at that hour …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tie the knot —    When people tie the knot, they get married.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    When two people tie the knot, they get married.     Guess what! Tom and Sarah are finally going to tie the knot! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • tie the knot — Meaning Get married. Origin Bed frames used to be sprung with rope. To make a marriage bed you needed to tie the knot …   Meaning and origin of phrases


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