at full throttle

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(at) full throttle

As fast as something or someone can go. Once Tom caught the ball, he took off at full throttle toward the end zone. I started feeling nauseous on the way home because Kelly was driving full throttle on a windy highway.
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at full throttle

As fast as something or someone can go Once Tom caught the ball, he took off at full throttle toward the end zone. I started feeling nauseous on the way home because Kelly was driving at full throttle on a windy highway.
See also: full, throttle

at full throttle

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full throttle

If you do something at full throttle or full throttle, you do it with all your energy and effort. Many violinists continue playing at full throttle well into old age. She was a high-powered Western businesswoman who went at things full throttle. Note: When someone is behaving like this, you can say they are at full throttle or are in full throttle. This was the actress whom I had seen in full throttle in performance the previous year. Note: Full throttle is used in other structures with a similar meaning. Palmer gives it full throttle on his latest album. Note: If an engine is operating at full throttle, it is operating at its maximum speed.
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He lived at full throttle and we all wanted a part of him - which he gave gladly.
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At Doncaster on Friday some 40 hacks were head down and grafting when suddenly the library-like atmosphere descended into chaos when a six-piece jazz band marched in and did two circuits of the press centre playing "When the saints go marching in" at full throttle.
It is the reason we have been able to operate at full throttle," said Ronald Pasquale.
At full throttle, the fan generates 1,500 kW of excess heat and energy, which means that its 9-ton radiator must flow 6,000 liters/minute of water to cool it down.
A woman died after being hurled from an out-of-control speedboat which was going round in circles at full throttle, coastguards said yesterday.
Both projects are running at full throttle, with teams on duty around-the-clock.