be bound up with something


be bound up with something
ideas, feelings, or issues that are bound up with each other are connected very closely, so that it is difficult to think of them separately

His political philosophy was closely bound up with his religious beliefs.

Climate change is closely bound up in the whole issue of energy consumption.

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Main entry: bound

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bound up with something — bound up with (something) to be connected to something else. The secretary pointed out that US security is absolutely bound up with the security of Europe …   New idioms dictionary

  • bound up with something — bound ˈup with sth idiom closely connected with sth • From that moment my life became inextricably bound up with hers. Main entry: ↑boundidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bound up with — (something) to be connected to something else. The secretary pointed out that US security is absolutely bound up with the security of Europe …   New idioms dictionary

  • bound up in something — bound up in (something) to be completely involved in or connected with something. These guys lives are completely bound up in baseball …   New idioms dictionary

  • be bound up in something — be bound up in/with/something phrase ideas, feelings, or issues that are bound up with each other are connected very closely, so that it is difficult to think of them separately His political philosophy was closely bound up with his religious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) bound up in something — be bound ˈup in sth idiom very busy with sth; very interested or involved in sth • He s too bound up in his work to have much time for his children. Main entry: ↑boundidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • abound with something — aˈbound with/in sth derived to have sth in great numbers or quantities • The lakes abound with fish. see also ↑abundance, ↑abundant Main entry: ↑aboundderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • bound — bound1 [baund] the past tense and past participle of ↑bind bound 2 bound2 W3S2 adj [no comparative] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(likely)¦ 2¦(law/agreement)¦ 3¦(duty)¦ 4¦(travelling towards)¦ 5¦(relationship)¦ 6 be bound up in something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) — Something Wicked This Way Comes   …   Wikipedia

  • bound up in — (something) to be completely involved in or connected with something. These guys lives are completely bound up in baseball …   New idioms dictionary


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