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be on a rampage

To be causing great destruction, disruption, or chaos; to be behaving very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces were on a rampage in the holy city. Our teacher was on a rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
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on a rampage

Causing great destruction, disruption, or chaos; behaving very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces were on a rampage in the holy city. Our teacher went on a rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
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go on the rampage

To cause great destruction, disruption, or chaos; to behave very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces went on the rampage in the holy city. Our teacher was going on the rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
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be on the rampage

To be causing great destruction, disruption, or chaos; to be behaving very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces were on the rampage in the holy city. Our teacher was on the rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
See also: on, rampage

on the rampage

Causing great destruction, disruption, or chaos; behaving very violently or aggressively. Many ancient artifacts were destroyed while enemy forces were on the rampage in the holy city. Our teacher went on the rampage this morning, screaming at the kids for their misbehavior.
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go on a rampage

to get very disturbed or angry. The angry bull went on a rampage and broke the fence. My boss went on a rampage because the report wasn't finished.
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on a rampage

Behaving violently, as in There was a near riot after the game, when some of the spectators went on a rampage. This term comes from the Old Scots verb ramp, meaning "to storm and rage." [Mid-1800s]
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