cramp sb's style

cramp sb's style (prevent sb's usual behavior; to restrict one's free actions, to limit your natural freedom; limit your actions or talk, or to give the impression of such; to prevent someone from enjoying themselves as much as they would like, especially by going somewhere with them) — помешать кому-л. развернуться; сковывать, мешать, стеснять

► I don't want my Mum to go to the party — she'd really cramp my style. — Она будет только мешать.

► I can't paint with people watching me — it cramps my style. — ...это меня сковывает.

► School uniforms cramp the style of gang members.