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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “run riot”

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。
Uncontrolled
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。
Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of run riot from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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