take a walk on the wild side

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take a walk on the wild side

To engage in risky, raucous, adventurous, or licentious behavior. I've been cooped up in the house with the kids all year, so I'm really looking forward to taking a walk on the wild side in Cancun next week! I've had such a quiet, sheltered life that I want to take a walk on the wild side at least once before it's too late!
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