tie a bow

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Definition of tie a bow

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

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“Tie a bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie%20a%20bow. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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