Is complete someone's confusion a popular expression that makes sense?
This expression pops up so often I wonder I am missing something here.
Does complete here mean to 'resolve'/ 'clarify'?
Blaise Pascal, et al., The provincial letters of Pascal, p314
And is it necessary, in order to complete your confusion, to bring forward the words of M. de St. Cyran, in the same letter, in which he speaks of the sacrifice of the Mass as the most excellent of all, …
Sergey Fomin, Symmetric Functions 2001:, p.30
To complete your confusion, we define another morphism a: #n_i,n ->F (15) sending (/n_i, /n) to (/n, P)-
Brown University: Man's contracting world in an expanding universe:, p165
Then I shall make a summary statement to complete your confusion.
Although, I was imagining the expression should, if at all, mean further confounding, as in:
Jane Aiken Hodge, Runaway bride, p191
"… And now, to complete your confusion, she too, is run off. It is not an edifying story, Mr. Gurning."