Very busy, occupied, stranded, engaged. Also: Pretty Tied up
Translation to Spanish: Muy ocupado, liado, atar, atado.
Pronunciation: táid óp
☞ I am all tied up the next two hours please do not interrupt….
☞ …. Mrs. Jones, one quarter of the Irish British GDP is tied up in construction.
☞ We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.
John F. Kennedy