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10 phrases found for the topic Speed


Phrase: More haste, less speed

Meaning: Doing things very fast may take more time to be carried out because they may need to be done again, or fixed...

Date: 2017-10-02 22:31:53

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Phrase: In the blink of an eye

Meaning: Very fast, instantaneously: I saw her, and I wanted to talk to her, but I just turned round, and she was no longer there. She had disappeared in the blink of an eye

Date: 2015-02-25 23:56:39

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Phrase: Do something on the fly

Meaning: To do something fast

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Phrase: Hold one's horses

Meaning: Don't go so fast! We have to think about it. Example: Hold your horses! We may find something better somewhere else

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Phrase: Run (etc) like hell

Meaning: Run as fast as you can: The children ran like hell when they saw the masked man approaching

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Phrase: Run (or go, drive, etc) hell for leather

Meaning: Run as fast as you can: The robber ran hell for leather when he saw the police

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Phrase: Slow and steady wins the race

Sent by Anuradha Rao

Email: anu919@hotmail.com

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Phrase: Slowly but surely

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Phrase: Spread like wildfire

Meaning: Very fast: The news of the accident spread like wildfire.

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Phrase: The slower you go, the further you get

Meaning: If we rush things, we get tired too soon

Sent by David Levi

Email: jdlevi78@hotmail.com

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