turn (someone or something) loose

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turn (someone or something) loose

To release or discharge someone or something, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, the suspects were turned loose by police. Samantha was suspended for turning mice loose throughout the school.
See also: loose, turn
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Four days a week, they would load us on a bus, we'd go to a farm and they would turn us loose on the horses.
Just turn us loose. We're locked and loaded and ready to go."
Last night, Colonel James Coning, deputy head of a USAF base in Kuwait, said: "Turn us loose. We're locked and loaded and ready to go."
If we were good boys, Doddie would turn us loose for a few hours as a reward.