turn (someone or something) loose

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turn (someone or something) loose

To release or discharge someone or something, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, the suspects were turned loose by police. Samantha was suspended for turning mice loose throughout the school.
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The stage musical features a string of top tunes performed live on stage including Try A Little Tenderness, In The Midnight Hour, Save Me, Mustang Sally, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Knock On Wood and I Can't Turn You Loose.
Then there are Seventies successes I Want To Take You Higher, Running Away, If You Want Me To Stay, Time For Living plus a great version of Otis Redding's I Can't Turn You Loose.
Introduced by Birmingham-born composer Sam Dunkley, children aged from six to 18 performed pieces including music from Toy Story, Otis Redding's I Can't Turn You Loose, The James Bond Theme and the Dolly Parton classic 9 to 5.
BLOOD LANDS grabs you from the beginning and does not turn you loose until the climatic ending.
Chambers, who enjoyed hits in the late '60s with ``Time Has Come Today'' and ``I Can't Turn You Loose,'' cites Sonny Terry and Jimmy Reed as primary influences.
This DVD includes not only the classics but songs that we have never before recorded including 'I Can't Turn You Loose,' and 'Love Train' along with songs that have never been recorded live such as 'Monkey Man' and 'Rocks off,'" said the Rolling Stones.