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Meaning of “on the loose” in the English Dictionary

"on the loose" in British English

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on the loose

If a ​dangerousperson or ​animal is on the loose, that ​person or ​animal is ​free to ​move around a ​place and ​harmpeople: Brewer ​escaped from ​prison last ​year and has been on the loose ​ever since.
(Definition of on the loose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the loose”
in Chinese (Simplified) (危险分子)在逃,未受管制…
in Chinese (Traditional) (危險分子)在逃,未受管制…
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