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.
See also: hell, leather
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Meanwhile Vernon has gone hell for leather with his new fitness regime - training for a triathlon in August.
If we had gone hell for leather, as we did in the Hennessy over here last year, we wouldn't have got home.
Everyone has gone hell for leather this year and even Jaeger, that pillar of restraint, has caved in to the lure of black, brown or red leather delectations.
TV nice girls Gaby Roslin, Carol Smillie, and even Lorraine Kelly, have all gone hell for leather on our screens recently.