To be bonded together to something with chains.
Usually used in sexual situations.
1. He/she chained her/him to the bed.
2. He/she is chained to the bed.
To be doing something because you don't have any other choice, or because you are too meek and let someone else make choices for you.
Bob is chained to terrible soap operas every night because his wife always insists they watch them.
Pat is chained to working long hours because he doesn't have the guts to quit his job and get a better one.