with reckless abandon

idiom

: in a very wild and reckless way
She decided with reckless abandon to quit her job and move to Tahiti.

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Recent Examples on the Web Yet the state’s slow roll out of licensed dispensaries created a gray zone for unlicensed pot sellers, who began opening hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores with reckless abandon. Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News, 22 June 2024 Both slug it out with reckless abandon for eight minutes, which many consider the most electrifying three rounds in boxing history. 1991 — Magic Johnson sets an NBA record for career assists in a 112-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 2024 As Bella Baxter, a girl-woman coming into consciousness with reckless abandon and insatiable intellectual curiosity, Stone delivered perhaps the bravest — and most bananas — turn of her career. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 11 Mar. 2024 Collier barged into the paint with reckless abandon and fired out to shooters. Luca Evans, Orange County Register, 19 Jan. 2024 The Premier League and its fellow travelers in what might be described as the transfer industrial complex have spent decades hooking fans on a constant diet of teams’ hurling money around with reckless abandon. Rory Smith, New York Times, 2 Feb. 2024 That fact is only further assisted by Uchis’s genre-spanning vision, bouncing between heartfelt R&B and fiery reggaeton with reckless abandon throughout the LP. Stephen Daw, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 Most of us are not purists and, alas for my mom’s homemade sausage gravy, will add in ketchup or hot sauce with reckless abandon. Sarah Schutte, National Review, 24 Dec. 2023 While Williams and the passing game were largely inconsistent, Lloyd was a steadying force, rumbling downhill with reckless abandon. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 24 Sep. 2023

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“With reckless abandon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20reckless%20abandon. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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