step on the gas


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step on the gas

 and step on it
to hurry up; to make a vehicle go faster. (As if stepping on an automobile's accelerator. step on the gas. We are going to be late! step on it! Let's go!
See also: gas, on, step

step on the gas

to hurry in order to get something done quickly step on it If we're going to get this done today, it's time to step on the gas.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of step on the gas (to make a car go faster by giving the engine more gas)
See also: gas, on, step