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Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • give one a free hand — See: FREE HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give one a free hand — See: FREE HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give a free hand — allow freedom of action, allow to act under one s own discretion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • free — [[t]fri͟ː[/t]] ♦ freer, freest, frees, freeing, freed 1) ADJ If something is free, you can have it or use it without paying for it. free of charge → see charge The seminars are free, with lunch provided. ...a free brochure with details of gift… …   English dictionary

  • free — free1 W1S1 [fri:] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(no cost)¦ 2¦(not a prisoner)¦ 3¦(not controlled)¦ 4¦(not busy)¦ 5¦(not being used)¦ 6¦(not suffering)¦ 7¦(not containing something)¦ 8¦(tax)¦ 9 feel free 10 free and easy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • free — 1 /fri:/ adjective ALLOWED TO DO WHAT YOU WANT 1 allowed to do whatever you want, without being controlled or restricted : free to do sth: The children are free to decide which activity they would like to do. 2 feel free spoken used to tell… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • free — [frē] adj. freer, freest [ME fre < OE freo, not in bondage, noble, glad, illustrious, akin to Ger frei, Du vrij < IE base * prei , to be fond of, hold dear > FRIEND, Sans priyá , dear, desired] 1. a) not under the control of some other… …   English World dictionary

  • one — [ wʌn ] function word *** One can be used in the following ways: as a number: We have only one child. How much does one pound of apples cost? as a determiner: He grew roses on one side of his garden, and vegetables on the other. We ll meet again… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hand — I n. part of the arm below the wrist 1) to shake smb. s hand; to shake hands with smb. 2) to clasp, grab, grasp; take smb. s hand 3) to hold; join hands 4) to lay one s hands on 5) to cup one s hands 6) to clap one s hands 7) to wring one s hands …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hand — handlike, adj. /hand/, n. 1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3 …   Universalium


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