free rein


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free rein

n.
Unlimited freedom to act or make decisions: gave me free rein to reorganize the department.

free′ rein′


n.
unhampered freedom of movement, choice, or action.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free rein - the removal of constraints; "he gave free rein to his impulses"; "they gave full play to the artist's talent"
freedom - the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
Translations
champ libre
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All at once, a great galloping of horses filled the neighboring streets, and, with a long file of torches and a thick column of cavaliers, with free reins and lances in rest, these furious sounds debouched on the Place like a hurricane,--
Claire Jones, a member of the Equine Science and Welfare Management degree team at Wrexham Glyndwr University, is about to start shooting the second series of popular Netflix show, Free Rein.
As much as Zinke talks about valuing our public lands and emulating Teddy Roosevelt, the truth is that he and Donald Trump share the same priority: giving Big Oil free rein on our publicly-owned lands, whatever the cost to our health and our environment.
As Mr Platt said, it was the Labour Party that did open our borders and let the European Union have free rein on entering our small country.
He is going to need investment and he is going to need free rein to completely overhaul the squad again.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that the US missile strike against Syria gave a free rein to ISIL, Washington is fighting Damascus instead of terrorism.
On the other side of the coin we have allowed hate preachers free rein to preach their sick ideology of Islam.
The jockeys allow their egos free rein but the racing speaks for itself.
Pulis (right) explained: "There was a meeting with Saido and all the players and they've had free rein.
If he is here for pre-season, given free rein to bring in his type of players, next season can be written off without a ball being kicked.
e cyclists also have free rein in Middlesbrough town centre.
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