floor it

floor it

To drive as fast as possible. A reference to the act of pushing the accelerator all the way to the floor of the car. Floor it, or we'll never get to the airport on time!
See also: floor

floor it

Fig. to press down hard and fast on the accelerator of a vehicle. She floored it and sped off over the hill.
See also: floor
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"But I think off the floor it's a huge thing figuring (out) and understanding that I am human.
On closer inspection it's quite clear that it's just a stripe down her black trousers, but the colour is so similar to the floor it's an easy mistake to make.
Remember, it's not just the number of staff on the shop floor it's about their skill sets, match fitness and terrierlike persistence!
"Where the music room is on the top floor it's got that modern cosy attic feel away from everything.
They can even print the location map to identify which floor it's on and exactly where it is parked.
WALK THE FLOOR It's essential to have hard-wearing flooring in a hall - a high traffic area.
JENNIFER LOPEZ FT PITBULL - ON THE FLOOR It's a dancy tune that will get you in the mood for a night out on the tiles.
TOMMY REILLY Words On The Floor It's a tough old life being the product of a TV talent show as those who've been chewed up and spat out by the music industry post-telly success will sadly testify.
"We picked up a couple of injuries, and when the opposition bench is cheering at the sight of our players getting thrown to the floor it's just not on," she said.
Optical and cooling mechanism technology lets the projector be positioned vertically and horizontally, allowing it to display an image on the floor it's sitting on, or on the wall it's mounted on or pushed up against.
"Asbestos is only dangerous when it's in fibre form and you breathe it in, so when it's wet and on the floor it's not going anywhere.
. Courtesy of its fake timber cladding, dated 1980s black and gold wall tiling and its public toilet-style tiled floor it's a domestic grim reaper.
Was I cleaning the kitchen Or washing the floor It's hard to remember What I do anymore.
But if you have a wooden floor it's worth sealing the gaps between floor and skirting and even between the floorboards.
People I don't know speak words I can't recognize We rise and sit Rise and sit Rise and sit Bow our heads Some kneel I can't it looks too far to the floor It's over.