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have a free hand

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