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go off the reservation

Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

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