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PERHAPS the best of the many absurdly long country and western song titles is She Gave Him Enough Rope to Hang Himself and He's Still Out There Swinging.
I could see he was using up a lot of energy moving around the ring and eventually I gave him enough rope to hang himself.
By accident, rather than design, the MPs gave him enough rope to hang himself.
She may even have thought that if she gave him enough rope he would hang himself with it.