velvet handcuffs

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Golden handcuffs: any arrangement designed to provide favorable benefits or pay so as to discourage a participant from wanting to leave it.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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velvet handcuffsUsed other than as an idiom: see velvet, handcuffs.
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