take liberties

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take liberties ‎(third-person singular simple present takes liberties, present participle taking liberties, simple past took liberties, past participle taken liberties)

  1. (idiomatic) To act on one's own authority, without asking for permission.
  2. (idiomatic) To behave disrespectfully, especially to make unwanted sexual advances.

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