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zip along

1. To move very speedily. I used to see him zipping along on his motorbike each morning. The runners zipped along on the race course.
2. To get moving; to leave promptly. You zip along and try those problems on your own—if you still have questions, we can go over them tomorrow during my office hours. I had better zip along before the bank closes.
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zip along

to move along very fast. The motorcycle zipped along nicely. Let's zip along and get there on time.
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zip along

in. to move along rapidly. Days are zipping along, and we’re all getting lots done.
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Speedy shed driver Kevin Nicks, 54, from Gloucestershire, also makes it into the this year's records, zipping along at more than 80mph in the "fastest garden shed".
Speedy shed driver Kevin Nicks, 54, from Gloucestershire also makes it into the this year's records, zipping along at more than 80mph in the "fastest garden shed".
[USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Actor Shahid Kapoor is zipping along on his bike across Europe and documenting his Europe diaries on Instagram.
If you're zipping along the Tri-State but left your cash at home or don't have an I-PASS account, there's now more time to pay for the missed tolls online.
To better understand how different factors affect how a rider moves on a zipline, have students complete the "Zipping Along" skills sheet (T5).
The load sends a 107-grain ARX projectile zipping along at 1,350 fps and delivers 414 ft.-lbs of energy.
In the clip, a high-speed boat can be seen zipping along the river.
The wide-body passenger jet could be seen zipping along at 280 knots alongside eight Bahrain Defence Force fighter jets early on in the schedule, before taking to the skies again later on each day for a slower fly-by.
With over 8,500 feet of zipping along the shores of Lake Lanier, this is absolutely the most scenic zip line tour in North Georgia.
News of particles zipping along faster than light (SN: 10/22/11, p.
Summary: DUBAI - A SUV loaded with goats and zipping along the road suddenly lost control and veered into a concrete barrier at the foot of the Al Garhoud Bridge and overturned.
"Flying" David Clarke was zipping along at 180kph in a 100kph zone when he was stopped by gardai.
In one recent example, NASA hit Saturn's moon Titan with their Huygens probe, which was zipping along at 12,400 mph (and experienced 16 Gs of deceleration, by the way).
The 2 1/2-mile beach hike from San Clemente Municipal Pier south to the surfing shrine Trestles State Beach is both scenic and diverse, with trains zipping along coastal bluffs, dolphins swimming offshore, and the San Onofre nuclear plant eventually coming into view.