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run rampant

to run, develop, or grow out of control. The children ran rampant through the house. Weeds have run rampant around the abandoned house.
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ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said that chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan must avoid hurling baseless allegations in the holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak and better answer rampant corruption in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The 5-0 score line didn't flatter the rampant hosts who turned on the style in front of 1,519 supporters at The Shay.
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Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati said that poverty and unemployment was still rampant among the backward sections of the country.
In a startling admission, the UP government has told the Supreme Court that adulteration of milk was rampant in the state and confessed that it has failed to take effective steps to curb it.
The brewery will be working with Heidelberg Distributing Company's Rampant Brands Division, which focuses exclusively on craft beer.
This is the flag of Owen Glyndwr which contains four lions rampant; two red, two yellow on a yellow or red field, this is based on the flag of the princes of Gwynedd, from whom Owen Glyndwr claimed descent, but in their case the lions were passive, not rampant.
6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lion Rampant and Schmidt Spiele are excited to announce a new partnership for distribution and sales in North America.
Dacoities, robberies, prostitution, obscenity are on rampant rise, out of which theft and dacoities have risen by 55%, homicide by79% , dacoities by 34%, motorbike thefts by133%, and car liftings by 98%.
Summary: Power cuts will be rampant in several of Beirut's eastern suburbs from Thursday to Saturday due to maintenance work on the Mkalles power station, Electricite Du Liban announced.
THOUSANDS of women are flocking to Ann Summers to get their hands on Rampant Rabbit sex toys popularised by the Sex And The City TV show.
A TEAM of offenders helped a council curb a rampant weed taking over a beauty spot.
Majority of Egyptians Think Corruption Is Rampant in Their Country
In Rampant Raider, author Stephen Gray straps the reader in for a wild and harrowing journey through the life and times of an A-4 pilot during the Johnson Administration.