set (someone or something) loose

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set (someone or something) loose

To make free or give up control of something or someone; to release or discharge something or someone, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, the suspects were set loose by police. Samantha was suspended for setting mice loose throughout the school.
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Rather than setting you loose on an open world map armed to the teeth with sniper rifles and grenades, Far Cry: Primal instead puts you into the fur-lined boots of a caveman, armed with bows, arrows, spears and well, actually, grenades of a sort, if you count jars full of bees.
It's easily the most anticipated game of this console generation, setting you loose on a post-nuclear landscape created by Bethesda, the minds behind the fantastic Skyrim.