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carte blanche -- (French)
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Middlemarch
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  • If I were Brooke, I would choke the ’Trumpet’ at once by getting Garth to make a new valuation of the farms, and giving him carte blanche about gates and repairs: that’s my view of the political situation," said the Rector, broadening himself by sticking his thumbs in his armholes, and laughing towards Mr. Brooke.

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  • You have carte blanche.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • What you are requesting is carte blanche access.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons

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