Idioms title

The Idiom Attic - a collection of hundreds of English idioms, each one explained.

The meaning of "tie the knot"

" Tie the knot "
Get married.
Jane's been pressing Jim to get married for years. They're finally tying the knot this weekend.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 18th century, alluding to a marriage custom that goes back to at least the 13th century.
Where is it used?:
Hear the idiom spoken:
More idioms about:   family  

 We are also on Facebook

 Copyright Gary Martin