floor it

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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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FUNCTIONAL FLOORING It's essential that you choose the right flooring for your utility room.
A If the wood has been laid over the existing flooring it's very difficult to fix the squeaks, unless you lift the flooring, sort out the squeaky underfloor or the offending overlaid boards and then re-nail the natural flooring.
Whether you prefer the soft feel of a luxurious pile carpet between your toes or the contemporary look of laminate, when you're choosing new flooring it's wise to consider not just the style and cost, but also the physical demands that will be put onto it.
"But unless we are able to improve the flooring it's going to be detrimental to all the residents of Hepworth who enjoy the facilities, from the mothers' and toddlers' playgroup to the coffee mornings and so on.