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wreak havoc/mayhem/destruction (on something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwreak havoc/mayhem/destruction (on something)wreak havoc/mayhem/destruction (on something)to cause a lot of damage or problems These policies have wreaked havoc on the British economy. wreak
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wreak havoc/mayhem/destruction (on something)But we all know that a moment's overload, may wreak havoc.The goat, being a goat, wreaks havoc, and the tenant grows desperate.Since elk can also wreak havoc in cropland and forestry plantations, a record 70,000 animals are being culled this hunting season.Unassimilated, they might one day wreak havoc in her life.This is a critical feature on such an instrument, as a badly cut nut here would wreak havoc on playability.Did they hire a private eye to wreak havoc on the life of the harasser?The storm wreaked havoc on trains and highways, making it unlikely thousands of investors and traders will arrive at work.And they wreak havoc with the goal of raising revenue efficiently.
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