be cooking with gas

be cooking with gas

slang To be having success in a particular activity. Once we dislodged that piece, we were really cooking with gas on this repair. That's a great idea—now you're cooking with gas!
See also: cook, gas
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be cooking with ˈgas

(American English, informal) be doing something very well and successfully: Business may have been a little slow at first, but now we’re cooking with gas!
See also: cook, gas
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