set (someone or something) loose

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set (someone or something) loose

To make free or give up control of something or someone; to release or discharge something or someone, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, the suspects were set loose by police. Samantha was suspended for setting mice loose throughout the school.
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IF I GOTTA SET YOU LOOSE, I MIGHT AS WELL HAVE FUN DOING IT
A: Set You On Fire B: Set You Loose C: Set You Free Then call 0904 026 0157 and follow instructions OR text DRCOMP04 followed by a space, your answer, name, house number, and postcode to 84080.
They asked me the usual questions, then said: ``If we set you loose in Stockport, what would you do?