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.
See also: barrel
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At the end of the said episode, Julia and her friend were walking down the street when a car came barreling along.
I'm barreling along and hardly feel the changes as the automatic box clicks into the next gear.
14 CHOICE Denis Lawson New Tricks BBC1, 9pm Now they've bonded over a few nights out, ranging from ten-pin bowling to barreling along the streets of London on a "pedibus", the new UCOS crew seems to be gelling quite nicely.
ONDAY New Tricks BBC One, 9pm Now they've bonded over a few nights out, ranging from 10-pin bowling to barreling along the streets of London on a 'pedibus', the new UCOS crew seems to be gelling quite nicely.
US Airways Flight 1549 was barreling along New York La Guardia Airport's main runway, headed for Charlotte, N.
It's at this point that "Playing for Keeps," after barreling along in conventional but inoffensive fashion, devolves into an unfunny parade of female sexpots, mystifyingly played by actresses one would have assumed to be well above this level of mistreatment.
I realized just how far and how fast online was barreling along the other day.
So whether you're on the motorway or barreling along a country lane, you never feel in any danger of losing control.
The year has been barreling along at a rapid pace for the Sustainable Australia and Strategies teams.
The unending tension provides a sure vehicle to keep the reader barreling along with the mission.
It now appears that this train has not only left the station, but is barreling along.
Well, anyone who has had to cut off someone barreling along toward intoxication knows exactly why the angst.
And if you buy something online, most likely it's a truck barreling along an Interstate that gets the product to your door.
And as with most things that got started on Capitol Hill, the group just kept pork barreling along.
He hasn't missed a beat since his return, and the next time a runner comes barreling along the third-base line, don't expect Danny to budge.