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Given loose rope


Minimal supervision. ‘Rope’ is used in reference to a leash on an animal or a rope constraining a horse, to give loose rope allows the animal more ability to move around as they want.

“I like my new job, the office manager gives me a lot of loose rope to function as I need to get the job completed.”

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