give (one) a free hand

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give (one) a free hand

To give one complete freedom to do what one wants or chooses. Can you believe the boss gave me a free hand on this project? Finally, I can present a campaign with my own vision!
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He assured all the ministers that he would delegate them full powers and give them free hand to perform in the larger interest of this province.
ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2012 (Balochistan Times): PPP leader Senator Raza Rabbani has said the major democratic steps of introducing 18th, 19th and 20th constitutional amendments would help nurture the strengthening the autonomy of the institutions and give them free hand to perform better.