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hurtle through (something)

To move very quickly and forcefully through some thing or place. On that ride, we hurtled through the air at such great speeds that I thought I was going to barf.
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hurtle through something

to travel through something at great speed or with great force, possibly causing breakage. A brick hurtled through the window and fell on the floor. The rocket hurtled through space toward Mars.
See also: hurtle, through
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Premier League continued to hurtle towards its closest three-way finish for years on Wednesday as Chelsea thumped Portsmouth 5-0 away to move above Arsenal and back within a point of leaders Manchester United.
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TV programme credits that hurtle up the screen too fast for anyone to read.
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As this ellipse shifts from geometrical configuration to cosmic vortex in the viewer's mind, it seems to hurtle through an infinite space.
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Finally, from the enveloping darkness, blinding onscreen headlights hurtle toward us.
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