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Chris -- 2011-03-08
It’s a fairly common error. There are actually more ghits of “tie him over until” (1220) than “tide him over until” (877.)
I’m not sure if I can venture a rationale. Are there other idioms besides “tie one on” that use tie?
“tie over” is in the database. as for idioms with tie: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/tie ... is first search result on google for “tie idioms”. has among many others “fit to be tied” and “tie the knot”