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thick and fast

in large numbers or amounts and at a rapid rate. The enemy soldiers came thick and fast. New problems seem to come thick and fast.
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thick and fast

Rapidly crowding, coming so fast they run together, as in The questions came at him thick and fast. This term originated in the second half of the 1500s as thick and threefold and was replaced by the current version about 1700. For a synonym, see fast and furious.
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thick and fast

rapidly and in great numbers.
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ˌthick and ˈfast

quickly and in great numbers or quantities: Replies to our advertisement are coming in thick and fast.By midnight, the snow was falling thick and fast.
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