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be in full flow/spate

  (British & Australian)
if an activity is in full flow, it is happening fast and with energy He had this annoying habit of interrupting her when she was in full spate. The royal wedding preparations were now in full flow.
See also: flow, full
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Yosemite Technologies(TM), a global provider of backup solutions that span from single server environments to the enterprise, today announced that David Spate has joined the company as vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sales.
Just a few years ago it was hard to find a commentary on Proverbs to recommend; now there are a spate of them (by Clifford, Murphy, Perdue, and Van Leeuwen), and Fox's contribution is among the very best.
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After a spate of food poisoning that resulted in 138 deaths and more than 7,000 cases of serious illness during 2002, the Chinese government has approved the creation of the new China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).