The plot thickens

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Definition

The plot thickens!: this story is becoming more complicated or more interesting, such as the events in a mystery novel
idiom

the plot (of a novel): the story, the events (of a novel)
noun

to thicken: to make bigger or heavier, specifically in width or density
verb

Examples

  • "sounds like you have a motive too, Edward! The plot thickens."

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