go hell for leather

go hell for leather

  (informal)
to go somewhere or do something very quickly He was going hell for leather to get to the supermarket before it closed.
See also: hell, leather
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We'll do everything we can do until next season closes and then we'll go hell for leather to try to get things done.
I expect both teams to go hell for leather and given the quality of the attacks it's difficult to see both teams not scoring in the 90 minutes, but I can't shake the feeling that Barcelona will edge the contest.
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Every single game saw more than 300 runs scored in an innings, and while it could be argued that it is the effect of the T20 format which encourages the batsmen to go hell for leather from the word 'play', it was still astonishing to say the least.
But if you go in with that attitude and try and look after yourself there is more chance of picking up an injury, so the advice to those players is to go hell for leather.
I couldn't go hell for leather because he would have beaten me even more because he's so good he would have picked me off.
In a normal mile-and-a-half race at Epsom, jockeys go hell for leather into the first elbow in an attempt to get into the first four.
In a joint statement, the MPs said: "The Government's plan to go hell for leather for big cuts almost overnight could see 12,480 people in Birmingham lose their jobs.
I need to calm down a bit really, as I am an aggressive boxer and go hell for leather.
We didn't go hell for leather at them and defend too early.
If we go hell for leather and play just from our hearts, then the Italians are very capable of opening us up very easily.
Most of the best known sights are on the European side of the city - but go hell for leather for amazing bargains in the lively bazaars.
Torquay are also a better team than their League position suggests, but we've made it hard for ourselves to get in the top seven and we will go hell for leather to try to get in there.
In other words, are you going to go hell for leather right now or are you going to take it slowly?