Idiom: to play fast and loose

Definition: to act with no long-term plan, and break the rules, without thinking about ethics


Enron was a fast-growing energy company in the USA, but they played fast and loose with their financial reporting. When the fraud was discovered, the company collapsed quickly.

Be careful with him. He is very creative, but he plays fast and loose with ethics. If you partner with him, he might hurt your professional reputation.


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