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give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen: The council has given the green light to the new shopping centre.
Translations of “give the green light to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…開綠燈, 准許, 許可…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…开绿灯, 准许, 许可…
(Definition of give the green light to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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