some elbow room

*some elbow room

Fig. room to move about in; extra space to move about in. (*Typically: allow ~; get ~; have ~; give someone ~; need ~.) This table is too crowded. We all need some elbow room.
See also: elbow, room
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But he still has some elbow room insofar as the official is concerned and, now he's got his head back in front, Coeur De Lionne can follow up.
For those who require some elbow room, there are plenty of parlor suites, presidential suites and grand suites, though the fares climb with the square footage, obviously.
Do you think they found some elbow room And settled down in there?
Racing from a mark of 142, she has some elbow room as far as the handicapper is concerned and can come home in front.