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
References in classic literature ?
No wonder his captor felt safe in turning him loose in Oo-oh--he wondered if that was the name of the country or the city and if there were other cities like this upon the island.
He will also be chatting to Dublin based undiscovered talent Inzound about his music production, influences and future projects before turning him loose on the turntables for this weeks guest mix.
But the Birmingham manager is aware that Forssell remains the property of Chelsea Football Club, who are free to do what they want with the striker - including turning him loose against his former team-mates.
* The health care consumer not paying for his choices, like giving a stranger a credit card and turning him loose.