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grow like Topsy
To rapidly grow or expand. Our small company has grown like Topsy over the past year, thanks in no small part to our aggressive new marketing campaign. Our puppy has grown like Topsy since we switched to a new brand of dog food.
grow like ˈTopsy grow very fast, particularly in an unplanned or uncontrolled way: After many contributions, our website has grown like Topsy, and is now being completely revised.Topsy was a female character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
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On the issue of having a common Anglican covenant--a point he called the report's "largest challenge"--Archbishop Hutchison noted that the Anglican Communion "has been growing like topsy
," particularly in the global south, which now finds itself in the majority.
When you're in the new economy, a new world that's growing like Topsy
, your growth levels are going to be good,'' he said.