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go off the reservation


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To leave a reservation to which one was restricted.
  • v. To break with one's party or group, usually temporarily.
  • v. To engage in disruptive activity outside normal bounds.


From analogy with a member of the tribe leaving an Indian reservation. (Wiktionary)


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