get a free hand

get a free hand

To be given complete freedom to do what one wants or chooses. Can you believe I got a free hand from the boss on this project? Finally, I can present a campaign with my own vision!
See also: free, get, hand

get, have, etc. a free ˈhand

be given permission or an opportunity to do what you want in your work, plans, etc: My boss gives me a free hand in deciding which outside contractor to use.She has a free hand in choosing her staff. OPPOSITE: tie somebody’s hands
See also: free, hand