glue (something) to (something)

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glue (something) to (something)

To use glue to adhere something to something else. Have you glued those pictures to the poster yet? The contractor is gluing the kitchen tiles to the plywood now.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

glued to someone or something

Fig. following someone everywhere; very close to or touching something. His little sister was glued to him all afternoon. Finally he sent her home.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another good one is DAP "Weldwood" carpeter's wood glue, and for this type of glue the key phrase to look for on the label is "aliphatic resin." Glues to avoid are PVA based ones--some are ok, but you have to be careful.
It's important to complete a glue-up fairly quickly; even though it takes about an hour for most wood glues to set and 24 hours to cure, the initial "grab" takes place in two or three minutes, and clamping should be completed by then.
Choose Your Glue Type Glues To Cost Open- Per Ounce * Assembly Time Liquid Hide Glue Wood, leather, $0.62 15 to 30 min.
Thermoplastic glue comes in solid cartridges, with formulations ranging from clear craft glues to tinted woodworking mixes.