Idiom Magic﹕任由某人自由行動 Give someone a long leash

【明報專訊】A leash ( 拴動物的鏈、皮帶等 ) is a chain or rope used to tie up or restrain ( 束縛 ) an animal. From that, to give someone a long leash is to grant someone a lot of freedom to do as he or she pleases. "My wife gives me a long leash," Marcus smiled. "As you can see, I give my pet dragon a long leash too - but for very different reasons!"