Examples of tighten in a Sentence
She tightened her hold on the handle.
tighten the straps on the backpack so that the load doesn't shift while hiking
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But open-container freedom can bring excess, too, and cities such as Montgomery and Mobile tightening up their entertainment district rules.
Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the attack Tuesday in calling on Congress to tighten immigration rules.
IssueHound played a role in anomalies the Journal found on the CFPB’s site seeking comment on its proposal to tighten payday-lending rules, set to take effect July 2019.
The government wants to tighten the rules on foreign takeovers, for example.
Cornyn is among top Republican leaders who have been discussing ways to protect the young immigrants from deportation while beefing up border security and tightening immigration rules.
Scrap is piling up across the U.S. after China, the biggest buyer and processor of it, tightened its rules for accepting foreign waste.
That mechanic with his air wrench apparently was the last one to tighten it.
There is already a certain amount of gravity and tension associated with box braids and faux locs, and constantly pulling them up or tightening them can cause a lot of scalp damage.
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