off the reel

off the reel

1. old-fashioned In a row; consecutively. (Used especially in reference to sporting events.) The champion golfer managed to hit three holes in one off the reel. What a way to start off the tournament.
2. old-fashioned In a continuous flow or manner, without interruption. The leader rattled off his newest edict off the reel, such that all in attendance struggled to grasp the entirety of his speech.
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off the reel

1 without stopping, in an uninterrupted course or succession. 2 immediately, quickly.
1 1946 Sunday Dispatch Won six races off the reel for Wembley Cubs.
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Add to this that there are two young Englanders in the house, who hate all the Americans in a lump, making between them none of the distinctions and favourable comparisons which they insist upon, and you will, I think, hold me warranted in believing that, between precipitate decay and internecine enmities, the English-speaking family is destined to consume itself; and that with its decline the prospect of general pervasiveness, to which I alluded above, will brighten for the deep-lunged children of the Fatherland!
It was fascinating to watch the line fly off the reel as the handle whirled backwards at a blinding speed.
Unlike with conventional tackle, your line is off the reel much of the time, until you hook up.
When the line starts to strip off the reel (you'll hear a clicking sound and notice line coming off of the reel), the weight reading on the scale will show the drag's current setting.
The Tigers showed their determination to crush the Bulldogs right off the reel by rampaging to a 15-2 lead then stretched their advantage to 48-32 in the third quarter.
Kevin continues "The drag was set reasonably tight but you wouldn't have known it as the line now started to scream off the reel, the fish realising that there was more to lunch than she first anticipated
To make them whistle through the rings on opening day, each fly line should be taken off the reel and washed down in warm water.
The anglers, all from the Sunderland Skuba Centre, were about five miles off and had a few codling and ling to 5lbwhen Andy Jewitt, who was winding in a small pouting, discovered his line was being stripped off the reel by a Porbeagle Shark which had taken the pouting.
It was like hooking a car, the line just streamed off the reel.
Don't grab the rod until the fish has hooked itself well enough to pull line off the reel.
Sweet William Alan Swinbank took the honours with a double, courtesy of First Rock and William Haigh, who, landing his fourth win off the reel, lifted the feature race, the 1m handicap.
As line ripped off the reel, he had to remember everything dad had taught him to stop the run.
I felt a massive pull and the line screamed off the reel for 10 seconds as it ran away from me.
Step off the reel and Mukherjee is equally feisty - despite her career nose-diving in the last two years.
Whether it was the after-effects of bowling 14 overs off the reel to halt Australia's charge at the Oval, or whether the never-ending spin cycle of the international game has caught up with him.