go hell for leather

go hell for leather

To move, act, or do something very quickly or as quickly as possible. When her ex-boyfriend walked into the party, Patty went hell for leather to get out of there.
See also: go, hell, leather
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But Test cricket is a brutal sport, it's a sport where countries go hell for leather against each other.
But Test cricket is a brutal sport, it's a sport where countries go hell for leather against each other "I'm sure when Steve comes in Jofra will be in Joe Root's ear wanting the ball, no doubt about that.
On the high street, retailers have really run with the trend, but there are a few style notes you need before you go hell for leather.
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I expect both teams to go hell for leather and given the quality of the attacks it's difficult to see both teams not scoring in the 90 minutes, but I can't shake the feeling that Barcelona will edge the contest.
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Every single game saw more than 300 runs scored in an innings, and while it could be argued that it is the effect of the T20 format which encourages the batsmen to go hell for leather from the word 'play', it was still astonishing to say the least.
After all, their six World Cup qualifiers have yielded just 12 goals and they've no obvious incentive to go hell for leather tonight having already secured three points.
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"But if you go in with that attitude and try and look after yourself there is more chance of picking up an injury, so the advice to those players is to go hell for leather.
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In other words, are you going to go hell for leather right now or are you going to take it slowly?
"I need to calm down a bit really, as I am an aggressive boxer and go hell for leather.
Could be quite a battle up front as there are several potential front-runners lining up, including this pair, and any winning distances are likely to be exaggerated if they go hell for leather
"If we go hell for leather and play just from our hearts, then the Italians are very capable of opening us up very easily.