She watched him tighten a strap around the horse's belly.
Meanwhile on land Suleiman had taken full advantage of the European situation to tighten his grip on Hungary.
A bridge of this pattern has the advantage that the insertion or removal of a plug in the measuring arm does not tend to tighten or loosen all the rest of the plugs; moreover, there are fewer plugs to manipulate, and each plug is occupied.
To tighten the bond with Leon, Alphonso of Castile married his daughter Berengaria to its king Alphonso (1188-1230), the son of his uncle Fernando.
I'd better get a screwdriver and tighten that ladder before you fall and break your neck.