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Kroger and Albertsons, which are set to merge, announced the companies would sell more than 400 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers to complete their tie-up.—WSJ, 8 Sep. 2023 For its new tie-up with Luckin, each cup has just a tiny fraction of liquor, with an overall alcohol content of about 0.5%, according to Luckin.—Berry Wang, CNN, 4 Sep. 2023 Doja Cat appears toward the end of the teaser in a nude-toned, sparkling bra and matching see-through pants, paired with a long gold trench coat and tie-up boots.—Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 30 Aug. 2023 Offered in 23 colors, the modern A-line dress has functional details, including a waist tie and tie-up ribbon strap, which allow for a customizable fit.—Tanisha Pina, Peoplemag, 26 Aug. 2023 The tie-up that Jones and his team heavily championed launched one of the most lucrative movie-plus-marketing twofers in showbiz history.—Shawn Tully, Fortune, 24 Aug. 2023 Clearly Blackpink’s Jennie Kim has been taking notes, with the K-pop star sporting a pair of Cecilie Bahnsen X Asics Mary-Jane trainers, featuring the Danish designer’s signature floral motif and tie-up detailing, while in New York.—Emily Chan, Vogue, 23 Aug. 2023 Like the Rove, the Lite Leash moves seamlessly from hands-free to handheld to tie-up positions without missing a beat.—Mike Richard, Women's Health, 23 Aug. 2023 Topics covered include traffic tie-ups, criminal activity, missing persons and severe weather.—Jon Healey, Los Angeles Times, 18 Aug. 2023
Your self-worth is no longer tied up in following society’s rules.—John Koopman, Rolling Stone, 21 Sep. 2023 Four of the victims were tied up in the living room as the suspects demanded to know where the valuables were kept.—Jenny Goldsberry, Washington Examiner, 17 Sep. 2023 In the distance, boats tied up in the water bobbed up and down, and beyond that, fog partially obscured Bar Island.—John Hilliard, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Sep. 2023 That answer is complicated and tied up with Congress.—Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, 14 Sep. 2023 That was the year, it may be recalled, when a major campaign theme was tied up with George H.W. Bush’s unfamiliarity with a supermarket scanner.—Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2023 Utes get on the board It’s all tied up in Waco, after Cole Becker made a 31-yard field goal with 9:04 left in the second quarter.—Aaron Falk, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Sep. 2023 Cooking Time for Thanksgiving Turkey: A Pound by Pound Guide
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Don't tie up valuable space in the refrigerator with the turkey carcass.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 5 Sep. 2023 The plot features a self-aware Beetle that is tied up in hijinks while also proving itself a successful race car.—Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, 31 Aug. 2023 See More
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