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give it some welly

To act with more effort or enthusiasm. That performance was dull as can be—come on, give it some welly!
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give it some welly

exert more effort or strength. informal
Welly or wellie , an informal abbreviation of Wellington boot , acquired an informal sense of ‘power or vigour’ in the 1970s.
1997 BBC Top Gear Magazine Drop down a gear, give it some welly and that long bonnet rises towards the horizon in the best traditions of…a traditional British Sports Car.
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Welly joined Cowen in 2016 as part of the firm's acquisition of certain businesses from CRT Capital.
If you like the look of the Welly Walk and wish to take part, there is another one in aid of the same charity in Sherdley Park, St Helens, next Saturday, October 29.
But Linthwaite will surely make the tasks of success in the Hudders-field-based finals difficult for Welly.
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Taking part in the Welly Walk at at Eastlea Primary School, Cramlington were Jaimie, Rahanin, Rikki, Beth, Jordan and Aiden
But 49-year-old garage owner Mick has hit back, denying allegations that he added weights to his welly to win the coveted Golden Boot three times.
According to reports, online retailer Welly Warehouse has had to employ more staff to meet the extra demand for wet weather footwear.
Itanagar, June 21 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh RTI activists have written a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi demanding her to take action against State Health and Family Welfare Minister Atum Welly, charging him with practicing nepotism by illegally appointing his relatives in connivance with a high-ranking officer of the state.
Four primary schools attended and we were fortunate to have actors from S/C''s ''Rownd a Rownd'' to come along to judge a welly designing competition.
Before the show, I made my feelings clear - I told her to give it some welly.
National Welly Week was launched five years ago and asked school children, businesses and the public, to don their favourite pair of wellies to help raise money for Garden Organic, the UK's leading organic growing charity.
Corporal James Maloney, 26, from Bristol, said: "We would have loved to have put up a plaque and officially rename the bridge but for us, from now on it will be known as Welly Bridge.
That's exactly what Welly achieved last season, so a 'three-peat' would be good.
BOBATH Children's Therapy Centre Wales is asking people to wear their wellies to work or school for a Welly Wednesday during October to raise funds during their Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month.