give full rein to (one)

give full rein to (one)

To give one complete freedom to do what one wants or chooses. "Rein" refers to the reins of a horse. Can you believe the boss gave full rein to me? Finally, I can present a campaign with my own vision!
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give

/lend an ear
To pay close attention; listen attentively.

give

free/full rein to
To release from restraints; allow to go unchecked: gave free rein to her emotions.
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