at a good clip(redirected from run at a good clip)
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at a clip
1. In a particular interval or span of time. I don't feel like going out tonight because I've had to sit in lectures for five hours at a clip every day this week.
2. At a particular pace. In this usage, an adjective describing the pace is used between "a" and "clip." Since you're still a beginner, just see if you can get your horse to move at a steady clip.
See also: clip
at a good clip
Quickly; at a fast pace. That horse is moving at a good clip—I think he might win the race!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
*at a good clipand *at a fast clip
rapidly. (*Typically: go ~; move ~; run ~; travel ~.) We were moving along at a good clip when a state trooper stopped us.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.