make free with






make free with

treat without ceremony or proper respect

take liberties with


RELATED IDIOMS :


for free

without cost or payment

free of charge – informal

1957 - Godfrey Smith - The Friends - Back home we pay if we're ill. You don't expect to be ill for free.




free and easy

informal and relaxed




free gratis and for nothing

without charge – humorous




a free rein

complete freedom of action or expression

The image here is of loosening grip on the reins of a horse, allowing it to choose its own course and pace, in contrast to the greater.




it is a free country

said when asserting that a course of action is not illegal or forbidden often in justification of it




there is no such thing as a free lunch

you never get something for nothing

any benefit received has eventually to be paid for

1996 - Washington Times - Europeans are now learning some hard facts of life about socialized medicine. There's no such thing as a free lunch.




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