Idiom:  tie the knot

Two hands tying a string in a bow knot. The idiom

Meaning

Idiom:  tie the knot

  • to get married


Example sentences

  • We got engaged last year but we're not going to tie the knot until we graduate from school.
  • My best friend tied the knot yesterday and today she’s going to Bali for her honeymoon.
  • Congratulations on your engagement! When are you tying the knot?
  • We tied the knot in front of our immediate family and a small group of friends on the beach in the Barbados.
  • Everyone's tying the knot and I still don't have a serious boyfriend.
  • My parents tied the knot when my mom was four months pregnant with me.
  • A:  "Is your son still dating Katie?"  B: "They're tying the knot next month!"
  • I broke up with my girlfriend because all her friends were tying the knot and she was getting anxious. I'm just not ready to get married for several years.
  • My mom will kill me. My boyfriend and I tied the knot in Vegas last night.

Synonyms

  • get hitched
  • go down the aisle


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