fast and furious


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fast and furious

Swift and with great intensity. Things might be quiet right now, but the dinner rush is always fast and furious.
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fast and furious

Cliché very rapidly and with unrestrained energy. Her work in the kitchen was fast and furious, and it looked lovely when she finished. Everything was going so fast and furious at the store during the Christmas rush that we never had time to eat lunch.
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fast and furious

Swiftly, intensely and energetically, as in The storm moved in fast and furious, or The sale was going fast and furious, attracting large crowds. This phrase is also often applied to intense gaiety, as when it was first recorded in Robert Burns's poem "Tam o' Shanter" (1793): "The mirth and fun grew fast and furious."
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fast and furious

lively and exciting.
2000 Independent We understand that the bidding was fast and furious right up to the last minute.
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fast and ˈfurious

(of games, amusements, etc.) noisy and very active: Ten minutes before the race, the betting was fast and furious.
Furious in this idiom means ‘with great energy and speed’.
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