Значение идиомы run riot

[run riot] {v. phr.} 1. To act freely or wildly; not controlyourself.

The monkey got out of his cage and ran riot in the petshop.

John let his imagination run riot, thinking he was huntinglions in Africa.

2. To be or grow in great numbers or large amounts.

Daisies ran riot in the meadow.

Compare: RUN WILD.