Definition of “give someone an inch and they'll take a mile” - English Dictionary

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“give someone an inch and they'll take a mile” in British English

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give someone an inch and they'll take a mile

saying

said about someone who has been given a small amount of power or freedom to do something, and then has tried to get a lot more

(Definition of “give someone an inch and they'll take a mile” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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