go hell for leather(redirected from one went hell for leather)
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. The political candidates have been going hell for leather trying to get last-minute support from voters ahead of Friday's election.
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