give wing to (something)

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give wing to (something)

1. To allow, facilitate, or foster something. My mother's encouragement really gave wing to my career as an artist.
2. To cause something to exist or function without limitations. I think Alice would start to feel better if she'd just give wing to her grief.
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give wing to

1. To provide the impetus for or enable (something): a mentor who gave wing to my career.
2. To free from constraints or allow to operate freely: a poet who gave wing to her imagination.
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