It also caused some friction in Edinburgh's tight-knit financial community.
Private universities were a tight-knit group, wheeling and dealing with only one another.
Mr Howard replaced the 26-strong team he inherited with a tight-knit group of just 12.
We have a very tight-knit group of players that simply can't stomach losing a match.
She helped Jen fit into the tight-knit group of kids in their training session, thereby gaining her trust.
Were you concerned or nervous about joining such a tight-knit group of actors, who have worked together for so many years?
But when difficult situations arise, this tight-knit group usually pulls together.
It was a shame, because we were doing so well and had such a tight-knit group.
Nevertheless, the four remained a tight-knit group right throughout their schooling.
She said the tragedy had brought the tight-knit community even closer together.