on the loose
Prepositional phrase
  1. (idiomatic) Not incarcerated or in captivity; not under control.
    There were reports of a giraffe that escaped from the zoo, on the loose in New York.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: sich frei bewegend, frei herumlaufend, frei umherziehend
  • Portuguese: à solta
  • Russian: на во́ле
  • Spanish: suelto, libre, liberado



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