Translation of "run riot" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

run riot

If people run riot, they behave in a way that is not controlled, running in all directions or being noisy or violent

欢闹;嘈杂(表现不受控制,四处乱跑,变得吵闹或暴力)
I dread them coming round because they let their kids run riot. 我害怕他们过访,因为他们让孩子胡闹。

If your imagination runs riot, you have a lot of strange, exciting or surprising thoughts

放纵于,沉缅于(惊奇、刺激的思想)
My imagination was running riot, thinking of all the ways that I could spend the money. 我的思维象脱缰的野马,想着可以花掉这笔钱的种种方法。

(Translation of “run riot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)