With Dallas in Magic Mike, Steven [Soderbergh] did nothing but let the leash go.
Generally, she was defiant—almost magnificently so—when her demons slipped their leash.
In the article, she spoke about her boyfriend taking her to clubs on a leash and collar.
But what the alcohol would do would be to cut the leash of constraint and dig up every strong passion among them.
As he came near, the girl could hold herself in leash no longer.
Moving figures, harsh voices, together with the half strangled barks of dogs held in leash startled the seated campers.
I am a man not to be held in the leash of an adventure like this; but she held me.
Janey, holding herself on the leash, as it were, keeping herself back from springing upon him like a hound.
He spoke calmly, in the repressed voice of a man who holds "passion in a leash."
Again Rowlett's anger blazed, and his self-control slipped its leash.
"thong for holding a dog or hound," c.1300, from Old French laisse "hound's leash," from laissier "loosen," from Latin laxare, from laxus "loose" (see lax). Figurative sense attested from early 15c. The meaning "a set of three" is from early 14c., originally in sporting language.
"to attach to or with a leash," 1590s, from leash (n.). Related: Leashed; leashing.