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VERB 放宽，放松（限制、法律等） If someone loosens restrictions or laws, for example, they make them less strict or severe.
Many business groups have been pressing the Federal Reserve to loosen interest rates...
Drilling regulations, too, have been loosened to speed the development of the fields.
V-ERG （使）（关系）弱化（或疏远） If someone or something loosens the ties between people or groups of people, or if the ties loosen, they become weaker.
The Federal Republic must loosen its ties with the United States...
The deputy leader is cautious about loosening the links with the unions...
V-ERG 解开；松开；变松 If you loosen your clothing or something that is tied or fastened or if it loosens, you undo it slightly so that it is less tight or less firmly held in place.
He reached up to loosen the scarf around his neck...
Loosen the bolt so the bars can be turned...
VERB 使松弛 If you loosen something that is stretched across something else, you make it less stretched or tight.
Insert a small knife into the top of the chicken breast to loosen the skin.
V-ERG 松（手） If you loosen your grip on something, or if your grip loosens, you hold it less tightly.
Harry loosened his grip momentarily and Anna wriggled free...
When his grip loosened she eased herself away.
V-ERG 放宽，放松（控制） If a government or organization loosens its grip on a group of people or an activity, or if its grip loosens, it begins to have less control over it.
There is no sign that the Party will loosen its tight grip on the country...
The Soviet Union's grip on Eastern Europe loosened.
PHRASE 使打开话匣；使嘴不严 If you say that something has loosened someone's tongue, you mean that it has made them talk about something, often when they should have remained silent.
The wine had loosened his tongue.