rampage ( rampages 3rd person present) ( rampaging present participle) ( rampaged past tense & past participle )
Pronounced [PH:r][PH:G][PH:m][PH:p][PH:e][PH:I][PH:d][PH:Z] for meaning 1, and [PH:r][PH:G][PH:m][PH:p][PH:e][PH:I][PH:d][PH:Z] for meaning 2.
1 verb When people or animals rampage through a place, they rush about there in a wild or violent way, causing damage or destruction.
Hundreds of youths rampaged through the town, shop windows were smashed and cars overturned... V adv/prep
He used a sword to try to defend his shop from a rampaging mob. V-ing
2 If people go on the rampage, they rush about in a wild or violent way, causing damage or destruction.
go on the rampage phrase v PHR, v-link PHR
The prisoners went on the rampage destroying everything in their way.
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild
1 go ape (slang) go apeshit (slang) go ballistic (slang, chiefly U.S.) go berserk, rage, run amuck, run riot, run wild, storm, tear
2 destruction, frenzy, fury, rage, storm, tempest, tumult, uproar, violence
3 on the rampage amuck, berserk, destructive, out of control, raging, rampant, riotous, violent, wild
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