out of control
Prepositional phrase
  1. Not under control.
    The economy is out of control and is headed for a crash.
  2. Not in control of one's actions.
    Your children are completely out of control. Can you stop them running around like that?
  • French: hors de contrôle
  • German: außer Kontrolle, aus dem Ruder, ohne jegliche Kontrolle

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