going great guns


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go great guns

To do something enthusiastically and successfully. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. He was hesitant at first, but now that he's been on the job for a month, he's going great guns.
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going great guns

Fig. going fast or energetically. I'm over my cold and going great guns. Business is great. We are going great guns selling ice cream.
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Hall skipper Danny Nolan said: "Simon's going great guns.
THINGS have been going great guns for the guv'nor Jim Goldie who has the team in tremendous form.
Major Cadeaux has been going great guns at home and we expected him to deliver," said Hannon, whose Indian Ink was runner up to 25-1 chance Majestic Roi in the Fred Darling.
Aston Villa are going great guns in Men's Division Two after they blitzed Broadway's second string 9-0.
In the afternoon Hassan was going great guns to the turn, out in 34 two better than Rossi's score, but coming home she had two bogeys, just one birdie and six pars in a 38 compared to Rossi's 34.
Especially at the moment when Boro are going great guns in both the UEFA Cup and FA Cup.
F-A-B Thunderballs are going great guns in the first few weeks of the season.
Either way, Sherwood and Tottenham are going great guns at the moment.
However, they are also going great guns in the Premiership so will not want to incur any injuries.
BEDWORTH United might be going great guns at the sharp end of the table but manager Steve Farmer is ready to strengthen his squad in readiness for what he believes is a do or die month for The Oval club.
The jazz band, which meets every Sunday and Wednesday at the University of Teesside, is going great guns and has about 30 members aged from four to 17.
They have been going great guns in North Two West and a return to North One still remains their top priority.
I'd love to play against Colchester because they are going great guns and it will be a big game," said the Scot.
We are going great guns, winning well and I just don't understand why some fans aren't turning out to support us.