English version

give somebody some/enough etc rope

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive somebody some/enough etc ropegive somebody some/enough etc ropeFREE TO DO WHAT YOU WANTto give someone a lot of freedom to do something in the way they want to do it Managers have to decide how much rope to give their subordinates. rope
Examples from the Corpus
give somebody some/enough etc ropeYou gave me enough rope for eighteen months, and now ... He gripped the back of the chair in front of him.
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