mile a minute

mile a minute

At a very rapid pace. Taylor was so excited to tell me about her first day at school that she was talking a mile a minute.
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*mile a minute

Fig. very fast. (*Typically: go ~; move ~; talk ~; travel ~.) She talks a mile a minute and is very hard to keep up with.
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References in classic literature ?
I could feel Jerry's chances going back a mile a minute.
He'll start talking a mile a minute he's gonna want to teach you everything