barrel along

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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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It seems an angry Wisconsin man with paraplegia got his kicks from "flipping off" freight trains ns they barreled along the tracks.
The three gunmen barreled along back roads south of Cortez.