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like billyo

Very aggressively, vigorously, or enthusiastically. Primarily heard in UK. We've been working like billyo all month to get this finished in time. During the economic boom, people spent money on credit like billyo, with no regard for how they'd pay it all back.
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like billyo

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like billy-oh

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If someone is doing something or something is happening like billyo or like billy-oh, it is being done or happening to a great degree and with a lot of energy. They were swinging their partners around like billyo. It is still very wet and so everything is growing like billy-oh
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The trouble with professional dieters like me, who yo-yo like billyo, is twofold as I see it: we've failed because of our inability to stay motivated and interested in our better selves.
Kodner thought it the perfect pretext for staging the grand-opening celebration and exhibition, "Art of the Park." One of the artists the gallery represents, Billyo O'Donnell, donated an original painting, "Twilight On the Grand Basin, Forest Park, St.
Close rivals East Villa kept up the pressure with a vital 2-1 at Red Rum, strikes from Paul Mc Guinness and BillyO' Callaghan proving enough.