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As the murder spree continued he kept up his devoted dad routine at home. The Sun (2013)They embark on a crime spree that rapidly brings them more trouble than they can handle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Within a few months he had embarked on his killing spree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The spending spree has angered staff braced for massive cutbacks and stunned patients. The Sun (2010)He claims that the police targeted him to cover up a crime spree that might affect tourism. The Sun (2006)This killing spree was not the result of one instant where he lost his temper. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The killing sprees of all three were spurred on by the fact they were not caught. The Sun (2008)It is hard to conceive why a soldier goes on a killing spree of civilians. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he launched a spending spree that will leave future generations to pick up the bill for huge deficits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We all went on spending sprees. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She said he was no longer addicted to drink and drugs which had fuelled his crime spree and now had a son. The Sun (2009)Six miles across the city, the third killing spree was under way. The Sun (2015)This man's on a murder spree. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it was precisely those qualities that allowed him to embark on a murder spree that claimed at least 26 lives. The Sun (2008) Shopping spree: No cash refunds on vouchers. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'spree'
British English: spree NOUN
If you spend a period of time doing something in an excessive way, you can say that you are going on a particular kind of spree.
Some people went on a spending spree in December to beat the new tax.
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