run wild(redirected from ran wild)
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To behave or run around in a wild, unruly, out-of-control manner; to be or become crazy or chaotic. We tried to have some organized games for the kids, but they all started running wild as soon as they got here. The villagers were cleaning up debris for days after the bulls ran wild through the streets.
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run ˈwild(informal) grow or behave in an uncontrolled way: Their parents believed in letting the children run wild when they were young and it doesn’t seem to have done them any harm. ♢ I just let the roses run wild in this part of the garden.
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