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tie in knots

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tie in knots

verb phrase

To immobilize or paralyze with complications: Lobbyists had helped tie the Energy and Commerce Committee in knots (1957+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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