go two-forty

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go two-forty

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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Fly-half Willie Walker kept the home side in it with four penalties out of four and has scored all his team's points in the last three matches; Worcester have gone 240 minutes without scoring a try.
Fly-half Willie Walker kept the home side in it with four penalties out of four and has scored all his team's points in the last three matches, with Worcester now having gone 240 minutes without scoring a try.
The Blewbury trainer had gone 240 days and nearly 50 runners without a winner, but was not panicking.