on the fast lane

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on the fast lane

1. On an accelerated path to success or achievement. Jacob was doing so well in all of his classes that his school put him on the fast lane so he could graduate early. Many authors sell books that promise to put their readers on the fast lane to wealth and prosperity.
2. Engaging in energetic, pleasure-driven, and often risky behavior. He always lived his life on the fast lane, and he ended up dying at a very young age.
See also: fast, lane, on
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