give (one) (one's) freedom

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give (one) (one's) freedom

To free or release one from something, such as a situation or agreement. If you're not in love with Gloria, then you need to give her her freedom—it's only fair. This living arrangement just isn't working out—I have to give Ben his freedom.
See also: freedom, give

give one one's freedom

to set someone free; to divorce someone. Mrs. Brown wanted to give her husband his freedom. Well, Tom, I hate to break it to you this way, but I have decided to give you your freedom.
See also: freedom, give, one
References in classic literature ?
"Ask him if he will give us our freedom if I teach him to fly."
They are as important now in peace time as those young people who fought to end the tyranny of empires and give us our freedom.
It really is a shameful fact that we have lost millions of very brave souls over two wars to give us our freedom and democracy, yet we are surrendering our powers to an unelected, corrupt power.
"We salute those who died to give us our freedom. We will remember them." The Prince also praised the Belgians, claiming their "resistance was as gallant as their suffering was great".
Coun Whitby (Con, Harborne) said: "Give us our freedom and we will deliver."
"These people gave their lives to give us our freedom."
"Give us our freedom to travel to Cuba back, or stop calling this the freest country in the world."