Idiom: Free rein
Meaning: If someone has a free rein, they have the authority to make the decisions they want without any restrictions. ('Free reign' is a common mistake.)Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Feel free
- There's no such thing as a free lunch
- Tight rein
- Get away scot-free
- Scot free
- Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free
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