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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Other standouts include takes on Wilson Pickett's Don't Fight It, Joe South's Games People Play, The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Women, Otis Redding's I Can't Turn You Loose, Ben E King's Stand By Me, the Temptations' I Wish It Would Rain and, of course, Ike & Tina's classic hit River Deep Mountain High.
The stage musical features a string of top tunes performed live on stage including Try A Little Tenderness, In The Midnight Hour, Save Me, Mustang Sally, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Knock On Wood and I Can't Turn You Loose.
<"Haven't I so muddled their brains they want to turn you loose?" Sid Fleischman, The Whipping Boy>
Introduced by Birmingham-born composer Sam Dunkley, children aged from six to 18 performed pieces including music from Toy Story, Otis Redding's I Can't Turn You Loose, The James Bond Theme and the Dolly Parton classic 9 to 5.
BLOOD LANDS grabs you from the beginning and does not turn you loose until the climatic ending.
In the forthcoming weeks, therefore, I plan to turn you loose on the rest of GeekSpeak, from Abend to Zipperhead.
They include Try A Little Tenderness, In the Midnight Hour, Papa Was Rolling Stone, Mustang Sally, I Heard it Through The Grapevine, Reach Out, Knock on Wood and I Can't Turn You Loose.