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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predetermined
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go wildGo ahead; do as you please used to grant permission for or to give endorsement of a suggestion or proposal, especially when the speaker is not interested in the outcome of the proposal.
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run wildto go unchecked, to be out of control
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sow one's wild oatsTo indulge in a period of irresponsible behavior, particularly sexually; Often used in reference to young adults or to the recently divorced.
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sow one's wild oatsTo spread one's genes around by impregnating many females.
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walk on the wild sideAn occasion or incident involving adventurous, risky, or morally questionable behavior.
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walk on the wild sideTo behave in an adventurous, risky, or morally questionable manner.
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wild cherryUsed other than as an idiom: see wild, cherry.
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wild cherryThe uncultivated cherry tree, Prunus avium, native to Europe and western Asia.
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wild cherryPrunus serotina of North America.
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wild cherryThe fruit of these trees.
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wild horsesA force not subject to human control and normally stronger than a man.
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wild horsesPlural form of wild horse.
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wild turkeyUsed other than as an idiom: see wild, turkey.
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wild turkeyA large gamebird, Meleagris gallopavo, native to North America.
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wild-goose chaseA futile search, a fruitless errand; a useless and often lengthy pursuit.
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wild-goose chaseA task whose execution is inordinately complex relative to the value of the outcome.
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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.
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feeding frenzyA wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other.
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go moggyTo go without restraint; to go wild; to be adventurous.
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hell on wheelsTough, aggressive, lawless, wild.
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hell raiserwild pleasure seeker
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off the chainCrazy and exciting; delirious and wild. By analogy to a frenetic dog when unleashed.
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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.
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run rampantTo go unchecked or without control; to be wild or excessive.
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tilt at windmillsTo go on a wild goose chase; to persistently engage in a futile activity.
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turkey shootA hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.
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wolfpackA family or other group of wild wolves.
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