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take the liberty of doing sth

formal
C1 to do something that will have an ​effect on someone ​else, without ​askingtheirpermission: I took the liberty of ​bookingtheatreseats for us.
(Definition of take the liberty of doing sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take the liberty of doing sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 擅自做…,自行作主干……
in Chinese (Traditional) 擅自做…,自行作主做……
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