cramp somebody's style
cramp (one's) style
To inhibit or interfere with what one wants to do. Ugh, having a test on Monday is really cramping my style. I just want to party all weekend! My parents coming to stay with me this weekend is totally going to cramp my style. When am I supposed to get anything done?
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cramp somebody’s ˈstyleprevent somebody from doing something freely, or living as they want: She thinks that being seen with her parents cramps her style. ♢ Are you sure you don’t mind me coming along? I’d hate to cramp your style!
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