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the fast lane

A phrase typically used to describe a lifestyle in which one engages in energetic, pleasure-driven, and often risky behavior. He always lived his life in the fast lane, and he ended up dying at a very young age.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fast lane

Also, life in the fast lane. A lifestyle that involves free spending and self-indulgence, and sometimes also dissipation and danger. For example, They're finding that life in the fast lane can be very stressful. This term alludes to the highway express lane used by faster vehicles to pass slower ones. [Colloquial; c. 1970] Also see fast track.
See also: fast, lane
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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"What many people do not know is that if the maximum speed of the road is 120km/h and the minimum is 60km/h, this means that the speed on the lane on the extreme right is 60km/h and the next lane's speed will be 70km/h and so on until you reach the fast lane," Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Director of Dubai Traffic Police, said.
10 September 2013 - UK online courier company ParcelHero.com Ltd on Tuesday said it had finalised the takeover of domestic parcel delivery service Fast Lane Couriers Ltd.
Fast Lane, in turn, can benefit from ParcelHero's technology, which is seen to propel it to a leading position in the sector, boosting its brand and reputation, the buyer added.Country: UKSector: Road Transport/Freight TransportTarget: Fast Lane Couriers LtdBuyer: ParcelHero.com Ltd Type: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
The police let them pass and moved over to let the following cars in the fast lane pass.
The majority of crashes are caused by these prats with no lane discipline who come hurtling off the slip roads at 70-80mph straight into traffic, then into the fast lane, and same again at the Portrack interchange, out of the fast lane across three lanes to get off at the roundabout.
'Tyre Twist' joins a brand new series of fun attractions to have made their debut in 2012, including the multi-sensory aerial adventure Viaggio in Italia; RED --A Theatrical Spectacular of Speed and Passion; the interactive game show Fast Lane and many more.
Fast Lane Ventures, a developer of Internet companies in the Russian Internet market, announced on Monday the launch of its latest portfolio company, Domgeo, an online database of real estate properties available for purchase or rent.
Clear, an airport security fast lane system operated by Verified Identity Pass Inc, reported on 1 May that it has reached the one millionth mark for the number of trips through the Orlando Clear Lanes at Orlando International Airport (OIA).
Once again, the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has gotten it half-right, this time with its decision to eliminate the upfront costs of transponders and charge all users of the Fast Lane system a $6 annual fee per transponder.
Cars on Sheikh Zayed Road seem to think any lane is fine to drive in at 60km an hour as long as it's not the fast lane. Some drivers, nearly all of whom are from the subcontinent, think it's ok to sit in the lane next to the fast lane doing ridiclously slow speeds?
The Tory MP and London mayoral candidate, 43, weaved between traffic and even overtook in the fast lane of the M40 with just one hand on the wheel.
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