zip past

zip past someone or something

to run or move past someone or something very rapidly. The deer zipped past the hunter, who stood there, startled. The cars zipped past the intersection.
See also: past, zip
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It's just as well: The New Horizons probe that will zip past Pluto today is better equipped to delve into what has become one of the most productive fields of planetary study - a field that scarcely existed in Voyager's day.
Bellego recovered from his engine blow-up in heat eight to zip past Sedgmen at speed off the second bend to join Kus up front in a Berwick maximum - widening the gap between the teams to 12 points.
Nowadays, you can't move as a skier for all the snowboarders who zip past you
He's zip past opponents but then over-hit the cross or not look up in time to see a better placed team-mate, and I think that only changes with time and experience when you're dealing with such a raw talent.
He'd zip past opponents but then over-hit the cross or not look up in time to see a better-placed team-mate and I think that only changes with time and experience when you're dealing with such a raw talent.
Dubai-based Flybike Fun Dubai, a first of its kind service launched by a bike enthusiast, lets out a fleet of Honda Gold Wing 1800s - both motorbikes and trikes - on which you can zip past the city's landmarks to the beat of your favourite music.
He said: "It was as if I felt one bullet zip past my face.
Shamefacedly self-referential and violent, photon torpedoes, phaser fights, space battles and armour-suited Klingons zip past.
Cars and other vehicles of different make, models you won't get to see in India, zip past in opposite directions.
5 hours, the scenic route makes the travel zip past in no time.
and other countries to zip past, circle or set down on Mars have gone awry.
Walcott made a few incisive runs past the City defence and saw a shot zip past the far corner.
In the 70th minute he let fly from almost 25 yards and it battered off the back of Cardle to zip past Randolph.
Torres's witty text synergizes perfectly with the art, and is full of wry pop culture references that will entertain even an adult reader (in fact, one wonders if some such references might not zip past the books' target audience.
Again, no problems, either with my driving or the Potato's occasionally vague roadholding, although I did zip past the exit for Catterick and got myself in a certain sweat by coming back the other way in a vaguely haphazard manner.