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Make the cheese more binding

verb phrase

To make things more difficult or complicated; clutter or snarl the matter: And just to make the cheese more binding, they’re also sold through mail order

[1960s+; a humorous pun based on the fact that cheese is thought to be binding, ”constipating,” and certain elements of a situation are also binding, ”constraining”]


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