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  1. free rein, play(noun)

    the removal of constraints

    "he gave free rein to his impulses"; "they gave full play to the artist's talent"

    manoeuvre, looseness, fun, period of play, shimmer, play, bid, maneuver, caper, romp, gaming, sport, frolic, playing period, child's play, gambling, swordplay, gambol, dramatic play, turn, drama

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  1. State Mike Pompeo:

    It told the Iranians that President Trump and our administration had free rein to develop a Shia crescent that extended from Yemen to Iraq to Syria and into Lebanon, surrounding our ally Israel, and threatening American lives as well.

  2. John Nolte:

    The failure of these policies in Baltimore State has nothing to do with the color of the skin of those implementing them, democrats had free rein in Baltimore State for going on 50 years. Nothing has stopped them from implementing their policies. The result is a total and complete failure.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The FBI as you know is all over, talking to everybody... they have been all over The FBI as you know already. They have free rein to do whatever they have to do.

  4. Don McCullin:

    The press had had pretty free rein in the Vietnam War ... to run around where we want, go anywhere, see anything, but once the war was over, (there was a) feeling that it was the media that helped to lose (America) the war. We didn't.

  5. Fred Trump:

    I gave Donald free rein, he has great vision, and everything he touches seems to turn to gold. Donald is the smartest person I know.

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