Definition of give a man enough rope or plenty of rope and he will hang himself in English:

give a man enough rope (or plenty of rope) and he will hang himself

proverb Given enough freedom of action a person will bring about their own downfall.
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Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace