take the liberty to do (something)

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take the liberty to do (something)

To do something without first seeking out or asking for someone's permission. I took the liberty to print out some financial reports ahead of today's meeting. I hope you don't mind, but I took the liberty to tell your husband you'd be late for dinner.
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The friendly staff at Lehigh Valley Acura has taken the liberty to assist consumers by comparing different types of luxury vehicles on the market, so that when it comes time to make the purchase, buyers are properly informed.
Before such reports, Styles had taken the liberty to jet himself all the way to London to be with Kendall and now it seems that despite his efforts the lack of 'wit' and humor of the "Keeping Up with the Kardashian" star seems to have made Harry Styles rethink their relationship.
London, May 25 (ANI): Former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan and his former wife Jemima might have divorced, but they still make a compatible team, for the latter has taken the liberty to offer coaching from Imran to help the fundraiser at her kids' school.
We've taken the liberty to sift through the Fall 2006 USC course catalogue and assembled a reasonable and respectable class workload that the then-20-year-old may consider when it's time for his class-grab:
We've taken the liberty to use bottled dressing and prepared tortilla chips; the restaurant makes its own.
After testing, adapting and developing numerous recipes, we've taken the liberty to reduce the amounts of oil in many - such as the artichoke, sun-dried tomato and zucchini pestos that follow - with delicious results.
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