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fast and furious

Swift and with great intensity. Things might be quiet right now, but the dinner rush is always fast and furious.
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fast and furious

Cliché very rapidly and with unrestrained energy. Her work in the kitchen was fast and furious, and it looked lovely when she finished. Everything was going so fast and furious at the store during the Christmas rush that we never had time to eat lunch.
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fast and furious

Swiftly, intensely and energetically, as in The storm moved in fast and furious, or The sale was going fast and furious, attracting large crowds. This phrase is also often applied to intense gaiety, as when it was first recorded in Robert Burns's poem "Tam o' Shanter" (1793): "The mirth and fun grew fast and furious."
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fast and furious

lively and exciting.
2000 Independent We understand that the bidding was fast and furious right up to the last minute.
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fast and ˈfurious

(of games, amusements, etc.) noisy and very active: Ten minutes before the race, the betting was fast and furious.
Furious in this idiom means ‘with great energy and speed’.
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Featuring several original cars from the films, as well as exact replicas of fan favourites from Dom's Dodge Charger to the flip car from Fast & Furious 6, the show will evoke some of the boldest moments from the franchise.
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it is our great honour to live up to what the Fast and Furious is all about.
Furious 7 opened on Thursday to cash in on the Good Friday weekend and straightaway grossed around ` 12 crore on Day one, beating last year's The Amazing Spider- Man 2' s opening day intake of ` 7.
The story of Tokyo Drift chronically falls as the sixth in the series, with Fast & Furious, Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6 providing a back story to this film.
Actor/producer Vin Diesel was on hand as Etihad Airways Flight 171 arrived from Abu Dhabi to kick off the global junket and world premiere of Furious 7.
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With the exception of The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift, which foolishly traded in the reliable pairing of Vin Diesel and Paul Walker for younger models, takings for successive offerings in the franchise have steadily increased, roaring to an impressive $626 million for Fast & Furious 5.
But he said that he and his team in Mexico detected the surge in guns that Fast & Furious generated as early as the latter part of 2009--within weeks of the initiation of the gunwalking scheme.
John Cornyn, worried that Operation Fast and Furious could have affected Texas, pressed U.
The first piece of information stems from allegations that US Attorney General Eric Holder might have known about the Fast and Furious operation, by which the Phoenix office of the ATF purposely introduced weapons into Mexico in order to trace their movement (SourceMex, March 23, 2011).
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