given one's druthers

given one's druthers* (given the right or chance to choose) — дай (только) к.-л волю; была б моя воля; будь моя воля

Example 1: Given my druthers, I'd eat cake — Была б моя воля, я бы съела пирожное.

Example 2: Given their druthers, these hell-for-leather free marketeers might sell the post office. (George F. Will).

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*druthers — jocular formation from I'd ruther, Amer.Eng. Dialectal form of I'd rather (used by Bret Harte as drathers, 1875).

[будь моя воля]