bend the rules for someone


bend the rules for someone
bend the rules (for someone) phrase
to do something or allow someone to do something that is not usually allowed, especially in order to make things easier on one occasion

They shouldn’t bend the rules for him just because he’s the director’s son.

Thesaurus: to allow something that is not usually allowedsynonym
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