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from giddy-up to whoa

Rur. all the way from the beginning to the end. The road is paved from giddy-up to whoa. The play stinks. It is dull from giddy-up to whoa.
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Giddy up!

(ˈgɪdi...)
exclam. Move faster! (Properly said to a horse to start it moving. Also said to people or things as a joke.) Giddy up, Charlie! It’s time to start moving.
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BEIRUT: Roiling, caustic, giddily invigorating, Egyptian society is the principal sustenance of many of its artists.
Most spoke giddily about their personal weekend plans, and a few suggested that a compressed schedule rekindled a sense of urgency and vitality in an industry hit hard by changing times and a slowing economy.
sells both incarnations, effortlessly playing the amoral playboy and the crusader giddily trying on a conscience for size.
And then the Democrats will giddily dust off and reintroduce their income tax bills.
Seeing the official's call, Sherman rose to her feet and galloped giddily to the other end of the court, igniting a raucous celebration among the Junction City crowd at the OSAA Class 4A girls basketball tournament.
The CD, like its namesake (a gay subcultural slang term last popular in 1950's and 1960's Britain), is a sprawling, rollicking, giddily theatrical and complicated tapestry of words, sounds and ideas.
1908) three women in garlands skipped and swirled giddily until they toppled on one another in exhaustion.
McCarthy's description of Merton as "an emotionally confused and self-absorbed man, giddily in love with a nurse half his age and whining about his abbot" is contradicted by the quotation from Merton that immediately follows this insult.
Kevin Keegan, in what could be his penultimate season in management, has brought defensive experience in Danny Mills and Ben Thatcher and I can't see them spinning as giddily towards the trapdoor as they did last season.
If Black Canadians are to avoid elite accommodation we don't need platitudes about racial pride where reviewers simply covet ostentation or giddily gush over Black writers "hip self-assurance" (p.
But no show's costumes were more out there than the giddily over-the-top spectacles on display in Boy George's Taboo.
The monk who commissioned the alterations was quoted as saying the pockets were to accommodate keys and a cellphone, leading to "the image giddily conjured by the Italian press, which depicted followers of the saint who by legend spoke to birds trading their asceticism for text messaging, digital paging, and caller ID.
Or Cnaan Omer accepting her award attired in sequins while holding a glass of what appeared to be a distilled substance and giddily toasting the onslaught?
NO-ONE does Gothic creepiness quite like Tim Burton and in 'Sleepy Hollow', his take on the legend of the Headless Horseman, the young director excels himself, careering giddily from black comedy to horror to romance.