Going 240 - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
go two-forty (redirected from going 240)
To move very quickly; to race. The phrase refers to a horse racing record of a mile completed in two minutes and 40 seconds. I need to start going two-forty through this paperwork if I want to have it done by the deadline.
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Visitors should look out for the interactive photo booth which will transform their expressions as if they were going 240
kilometres an hour in under five seconds on the Formula Rossa roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi or as they explore the legend of the lost pearl at Yas Waterworld.
It would mean the Kent club going 240
miles out of their way, but they must be sorely tempted to follow a pattern that has proved so successful for them over the past few months.
But we're not going to be going 240
the whole way - no way.