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Tie the knot

Origin of Phrases - T

 

 

Tie the knot

Meaning: To get married.

 

Example: I understand you want a baby, but don't you think you should tie the knot first. In fact maybe you should get a girlfriend first.

 

Origin: Some marriage ceremonies actually tie together the wrists of the bride and groom.

Webster defines "tie" as "to unite in marriage".

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