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sow your wild oats

If a young man sows his wild oats, he has a period of his life when he does a lot of exciting things and has a lot of sexual relationships.
Translations of “sow your wild oats”
in Chinese (Traditional) (年輕男子)過放蕩的生活…
in Chinese (Simplified) (年轻男子)过放荡的生活…
(Definition of sow your wild oats from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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