let freedom ring

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English[edit]

Phrase[edit]

let freedom ring

  1. (US) A statement that the ideals of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness should be spread across the Earth and allowed to flourish.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Can sometimes take on a more political tone among conservatives, e.g. opposition to policies perceived as socialist in nature; i.e. let freedom ring in the free market sense.