to tie the knot

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition -

"to tie the knot"

to get married


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - tie the knot

"to tie the knot"

to perform a marriage ceremony


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - tie the knot

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Are you getting excited about tying the knot on Saturday?

Friend 2:  Excited and nervous. I really do not know what to expect.

Friend 1:  Don't worry. You two are perfect for each other and marriage will suit you both.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - tie the knot

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I heard you have become certified by the state to perform marriage ceremonies.

Friend 2:  I have. In fact, I am going to tie the knot for a lovely couple on Saturday.

Friend 1:  Good luck.

Friend 2:  Thanks.

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to tie the knot - Gerund Form:

Tying the knot is considered one of the most important days in your life.

Tying the knot, the minister conducted the wedding service.

to tie the knot - Examples:

1)  ... on her third marriage, has also allegedly been persuading her not to tie the knot at such a young age.

2)  The couple are set to tie the knot this autumn but are yet to settle on a definite location.

3)  The couple are reportedly hoping to tie the knot before Christmas, ...

4)  Despite the best intentions, some couples do not tie the knot and walk off into a glowing sunset. And given the increase in divorce, ...

5)  ... when people feel uncertain about their finances, they're less inclined to tie the knot. Coupled with the fact that more women no longer need to get married for ...

6)  ... and as much invested in their union as they were the day they tied the knot.

7)  ... when he tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend back in June.

8)  ... courtship that their wedding became the talk of the town when they finally tied the knot

9)  You've tied the knot and are happily married. Congratulations!

10)  ... her family's bid to forcibly marry her off to another man and tied the knot with her childhood fiance in court.

11)  The love of my life and I will be tying the knot this month.

12)  ... and this love story had a happy ending with the two tying the knot on ...

13)  ... will have to wait a while before tying the knot, as she is still legally married to ...

14)  ... and I went for many sessions of marriage counselling before tying the knot.

15)  ... every person getting married today needs to be as informed as possible before tying the knot.

16)  ... no plans to do a glossy magazine deal for her wedding when she ties the knot with ...

17)  ... performs some rituals before he ties the knot with Riva Solanki, who he got engaged to earlier this year.

18)  ... had no such reservations and has appointed Lady Kitty bridesmaid when she ties the knot in South Africa this week.

19)  ... will accompany her down the aisle when she eventually ties the knot with her fiance.

20)  ... wedding ceremony when he ties the knot with ...