cooking with gas

cook with gas

slang To have success in a particular activity. Once we dislodge that piece, we might cook with gas on this repair. That's a great idea—now you're cooking with gas!
See also: cook, gas

cooking with gas

slang 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

cooking with gas

doing [something] exactly right. That's great! Now you're cooking with gas! I knew she was finally cooking with gas when she answered all the questions correctly.
See also: cook, gas

cooking with gas

in. doing exactly right. (Always with -ing.) That’s great! Now you’re cooking with gas!
See also: cook, gas
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Arthur Donaghy is cooking with gas after I secured him an PS8000 refund from ScottishPower.
Danny Cook can steer Definitly Red to victory in the Oaksey Chase COOKING WITH GAS
A busy mum is cooking with gas after a successful stint on a culinary course.
It is actually more efficient, peso for peso, than cooking with gas, at least according to claims made by Meralco, which is a disinterested party in the debate.
Zena says: Gas is a cheaper fuel but cooking with gas is only 40 per cent efficient compared to 84 per cent with an induction hob.
We were cooking with gas and had all the right ingredients we needed.
TAEKWONDO: Sarah Stevenson aims to be "cooking with gas" when she rejoins the Team GB taekwondo squad after the European Championships in the next step of her rehabilitation on the road towards London 2012.
* COOKING WITH GAS!: Kirklees College's New Horizon students get to see their hard work - and recipes - in print (S)
Goodman said: "You were cooking with gas. You've come out on fire.
COOKING WITH GAS: Celebrity chef Jean- Christophe Novelli and gardening guru Charlie Dimmock were among the stars at the North West Home and Garden Show at the ECHO Arena Pictures: MARTIN BIRCHALL/ mb170508homeGarden
PLUMBERS and fitters will be cooking with gas in the future after the opening of a state of the art training facility in the Tees Valley.
The Convict Crew from Oz was cooking with gas when they dreamed this one up.
Unsurprisingly Sian Philpot, sales manager at Brisco Gas in Swansea, is enthusiastic about cooking with gas. But it would seem barbecue devotees spend more on their outdoor gas grill than many families would on their kitchen oven.
The Gas Company makes it possible for the people and businesses in our state to continue cooking with gas into the next century.
And her plans will really be cooking with gas once she finishes her NES course in a few days time.