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barrel along

To move very quickly, perhaps in a turbulent or uncontrolled manner. The tour bus was just barreling along the highway when it suddenly hit the guardrail.
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barrel along

to move along rapidly. The car was barreling along at a fairly rapid clip. Don't barrel along so fast that you miss the turn.
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Below: The military barrel along with 1.25" stainless sleeve and muzzle cap.
"For the past eight years, we've been brewing beer, drinking beer and having fun doing it," said co-founder Jeremy Cox, who will continue to lead 10 Barrel along with his brother Chris Cox, and Mr.
Realising their time at the station is about to end, the pair barrel along the corridors - pushing Fluff Freeman out of the way as they go - trying to get to the room where the media have been summoned to learn their fate.
Under the bonnet is a 2-litre twin-turbo 4-cylinder engine that boasts an impressive 240bph, which gives the Evoque a real sense of purpose as you barrel along.
I told Keith, who took a useful 5lb off Nipper's back, to let him barrel along and see how he got on.
SWEAT AND BEERS: Tom Whipham puts his back into pushing the ale barrel along the street on a gruelling route from the town centre to Hemlington while his fellow fundraisers help collect cash for the effort on behalf of Teesside Hospice
But while listening to the latest offerings from Wales' premier rock export as you barrel along the motorway in a car with the top down is one thing, listening to them in a dimly-lit underground room with a bunch of strangers who didn't even raise a smile when the blonde East European waitresses brought round trays of free drink and nibbles is quite another.
Of equal importance is the duration of aging in the barrel along with the barrel's location and rotation--or lack thereof--in the rickhouse during the process.
30 am drive to work is that I am joined on occasion by hunting barn owls as I barrel along the Formby by-pass towards the city.
You still move the barrel along the bird's flight line as you raise the gun, but your target becomes an invisible, moving spot two or three feet ahead of the dove.
Two South African designers - brothers Hans and Peter Heindickse - put their minds to work to create the Q Drum, a barrel with a hole in the middle through which a rope can be threaded, allowing the user to pull the heavy barrel along.
By contrast, the massless photons in light-laser beams barrel along a billion times more rapidly than the NIST-laser's atoms.
The young Austrian saw his car flipped into the air and sent rolling like a barrel along the circuit after being hit from behind by the Sauber of Jean Alesi.