Idioms about tether
Origin of tether
OTHER WORDS FROM tetherun·teth·ered, adjectiveun·teth·er·ing, adjective
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How to use tether in a sentence
Later in those same exercises, the grenade, still unexploded in this exercise, flies back for a landing, and the Marine catches it by a tether.The US Marines are testing flying, remote-controlled grenades|Rob Verger|July 13, 2021|Popular-Science
There’s a loose overlay of drivers doing crimes — and breaking up crimes — but they attempt to maintain a vague tether to reality.
Without it, the franchise loses some crucial tether to reality.
For kids unable to see friends, options such as messaging apps and video games gave them an essential tether to their old lives.After pandemic free-for-all, parents struggle to reinstate screen-time rules|Heather Kelly|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
So I suspect that Xi Jinping will try to maintain a tether on any North Korea initiative so that we don’t drift too far away.'This Is a Window of Opportunity.' Ret. General Vincent K. Brooks on Why Things Might Be Moving Again With North Korea|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|June 24, 2021|Time
We would lack a human face as our symbol; we would exist in the ether of ideas with no concrete stake in the ground to tether us.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this conversation, Rick realizes that to survive, he must tether himself to the present—to these people.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Power for the sensors flows up the tether and data flows down.
Even the always-energetic Atti looked like he was at the end of his tether.
Jane was constantly at the end of her emotional tether, which manifested brilliantly on stage.
It indicated that things were going very badly indeed; that Laura was at the end of her tether.
And I have to stand by and see you at the end of your tether, hurt and frightened, and to know that I can do nothing for you.
The arrow-swift horses of a Persian trader slept in one stall; a tall dromedary shook his tether in another.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
And when your really scientific ragger sinks to this, he is nearing the end of his tether.The Gold Bat|P. G. Wodehouse
Pursuing such an inquiry with regard to Frederick Chopin, we find ourselves, however, soon at the end of our tether.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
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Other Idioms and Phrases with tether
see end of one's rope (tether).