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.
Here. Tighten the straps.
Giuliano was murdered, Lorenzo escaped, to tighten his grasp upon the city, which now loved him and was proud of him.
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.