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Give away the store

verb phrase

(also give away the keys to the store) To concede too much; be overly generous: His opponents complained that Dinkins would give away the store to his friends in labor/ to reinforce the president without giving away the shop/ the Republican Congressional leaders had given them ”the keys to the store” (1980s+)


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