||happy, very pleased
||Aunt Sophia was tickled pink to receive a photo of the family.
||neat, tidy, clean and shiny, spiffy
||The ship is ready for inspection. Everything is tiddly.
|tide me over
||supply me for a few days, provide money until payday, last me
||Jane gave me a few dollars to tide me over until I get paid.
||(See the tide turned)
||Can you tell me how lasers tie in? How do lasers apply to surgery?
||scold, lecture, give you hell [B]
||When we were alone, he tied into me. He said I caused the problem.
|tie one on
||drink a lot of liquor, become very drunk
||At Cayla's wedding, Uncle Ben tied one on. He got really drunk.
||tie a string or piece of rope around
||If you tie up the parcel I'll take it to the post office.
|tie up loose ends
||finish a project, complete the details of some work, finishing touch
||"Have you finished the survey?" "Just about. I have to tie up some loose ends and print the report."
|tied to your mother's apron strings
||still dependent on mom, needing your mom's help
||He has to ask his mother. He's still tied to her apron strings.