run out of (one's) skin

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run out of (one's) skin

To play or perform exceptionally well and with the utmost of one's energy and skill. You can tell that they ran out of their skin for the whole match, but they just couldn't secure a victory against the returning champions.
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James Fanshawe's horses are running out of their skins at present and this fellow should prove no exception.