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go bush

1. To leave modern city life to embrace a simpler, more rural lifestyle. My hippie sister really wanted to go bush, but I like modern technology too much to do that.
2. To go wild. The kids will go bush if you let them have all that sugar.
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go bush

leave your usual surroundings; run wild.
Bush in the sense of ‘wild, wooded, or uncleared country’ became current among English speakers during 19th-century British colonial expansion. In South Africa it may have been adopted directly from Dutch bosch .
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