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on the loose

If a dangerous person or animal is on the loose, that person or animal is free to move around a place and harm people: Brewer escaped from prison last year and has been on the loose ever since.
Translations of “on the loose”
in Chinese (Traditional) (危險分子)在逃,未受管制…
in Chinese (Simplified) (危险分子)在逃,未受管制…
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