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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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go great guns

perform forcefully, vigorously, or successfully. informal
1913 Field A moment later Louvois shot out, passed Sanquhar and Fairy King, and going great guns…beat the favourite by a head.
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go great ˈguns

(informal) (usually in the progressive tenses) do something quickly and successfully: She’s halfway through the race, and is going great guns.He’s going great guns on his new book at the moment.
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go great guns

in. to do very well; to go very fast. The project is finally going great guns, just as we planned.
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go great guns

To proceed or perform with great speed, skill, or success.
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