go hell for leather

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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. The political candidates have been going hell for leather trying to get last-minute support from voters ahead of Friday's election.
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Neither side will want to lose but it's unlikely they will be going hell for leather either.
"We must get the fans to buy into it - they have bought into it to an extent because there is a freshness and a newness but it will mean nothing if we go out and we look flat or it looks like we don't know what we are doing." He added: "The fans know the game they will accept a bad performance if the boys are rolling their sleeves up and going hell for leather, winning headers and flying into tackles.
Holders Formartine United await Cove, with the Aberdeenshire rivals sure to be going hell for leather to clinch more silverware.
"And while we haven't given up on that, we do have another route in the cup so we'll be going hell for leather to try to qualify by winning that."
Kourtney Kardashian Going hell for leather (literally), this Kardashian's red carpet style is short-lived.
Never mind going hell for leather, this is leather hell.
BEAUT BEA Y and fashion are going hell for leather this season, and in our dreams we're rocking these Y SL Black Fetish Collection leather-look liners, PS25, left, with a Saint Laurent biker jacket (www.yslbeauty.co.uk).
BEAUT BEA Y and fashion are going hell for leather this season, and in our dreams we're rocking these YSL Black Fetish Collection leather-look liners, PS25, left, with a Saint Laurent biker jacket (www.yslbeauty.co.uk).
"I want him to chip in with more goals regularly rather than going hell for leather every few weeks."
Belgian beer: Going hell for leather at Belgium's finest - Leffe and Duvel among them - might seem like a splendid way of spending a balmy summer's evening.
There's no point going hell for leather to get into European competitions through league placings and to then prioritise league placings over doing well in the European competitions.
Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at mortgage broker Charcol, said Nationwide appeared to be "going hell for leather in trying to destroy their own mutuality claims".
'That's why we are still going hell for leather for a resolution.
With tip-top two-milers going hell for leather there is no better sight in racing.
ALBION'S players will be going hell for leather to try and beat QPR next week.