tie a bow

idiom

: to make a bow
She wrapped a ribbon around the box and tied a bow.

Examples of tie a bow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Attach a plastic spider with another dab of hot glue; tie a bow made from black ribbon and hang. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Aug. 2023 Cut a second length of ribbon and tie a bow in the center of the hanger. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, 9 Aug. 2023 Attach a plastic spider with another dab of hot glue; tie a bow made from black ribbon and hang. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Sep. 2022 Just fill it with freshly bloomed tulips, and tie a bow around the handle. Caroline Picard, House Beautiful, 9 Feb. 2023 Even easier, tie a bow with a red ribbon around the bottle. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 24 Jan. 2023 There’s a rawhide lace looped around the back to tighten them and tie a bow at the top. Danny Perez, Popular Mechanics, 28 Oct. 2022 For a taste of Ireland, tie a bow around this single malt whiskey, best served on the rocks. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 May 2022 Hulu managed to tie a bow on this case. Dallas News, 10 May 2022

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“Tie a bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20a%20bow. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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