go on (some kind of) spree(redirected from gone on a crime spree)
go on (some kind of) spree
To do something to an excessive degree, usually in an impulsive manner. A: "Every time Henry gets paid, he seems to go on a spending spree." B: "Right? He always shows up at work in a beautiful new designer suit within days of payday." Prior to his arrest, the man went on a crime spree across the state and burglarized 57 houses.
go on a spree
To indulge or engage in something to an excessive degree. Get these cupcakes away from me before I go on a spree and eat them all. I heard you went on quite a spree last night at the bar. How are you feeling this morning?
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