rage out of control

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rage out of control

1. To become so furious as to lose control of one's own thoughts or actions. He raged out of control after learning about his daughter's death.
2. To grow and intensify to a huge, destructive, and uncontrollable degree The wildfire has been raging out of control for the past three days. Debate around this issue has been raging out of control throughout this election.
See also: control, of, out, rage
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rage out of control

to become uncontrollable. The fire raged out of control and threatened the residential area. If we didn't do something quickly, the fire would be raging out of control.
See also: control, of, out, rage
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Summary: A state of emergency has been declared in Greece as a large forest fire rages out of control on the northeastern outskirts of Athens.