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

run riot

run riot

C2 If people run riot, they behave in a way that is not controlled, running in all directions or being noisy or violent.

喧鬧;嘈雜(人們的行為舉止不受控制,四處亂跑,變得吵鬧或暴力)
I dread them coming here because they let their kids run riot. 我害怕他們到訪,因為他們任由孩子胡鬧。

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

放縱於,沉緬於(驚奇、刺激的思想)
My imagination was running riot, thinking of all the ways that I could spend the money. 我的思維像匹脫韁的野馬,放任地想著花掉那筆錢的種種方法。

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