Close ties

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Definition

(he has) ties (to, with the mafia): (he has) connections with, commitments to (the mafia)
noun

to tie a knot: to fasten, to do, to bind, to join a knot
verb

Examples

  • "Close relationships with organized crime, such as the Teamsters Union's ties with mafia boss Anthony 'Tony Pro' Provenzano, led the government to change its traditionally benevolent stance."

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