shoot the lights

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shoot the lights

To drive through red traffic lights without stopping. Police first began pursuit of the car after it shot the lights on 5th and Main.
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shoot the ˈlights

(informal) go through red traffic lights: In this city people shoot the lights all the time.
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Desiderio shot the lights out in the first encounter between the two teams scoring a career-high 30 points in a 98-87 UP victory, and Mbala was tasked to prove he's La Salle's best individual defender.
The superstar was upstaged by his old man Gerry, his playing partner for the week, who shot the lights out at St Andrews while McIlroy struggled to get going.
RORY McILROY shot the lights out of the Old Course at St Andrews to set up the dream birthday present he wants to give his dad Gerry, who is 55 today.
With the game having been briefly stopped due to a power failure, it was the Eagles who shot the lights out during the last ten minutes with an unstoppable passage of play to leave the Rocks crestfallen and trailing in their wake.
The top-ranked Fitchburg boys' basketball team shot the lights out last night, defeating South, 68-47.
Garcia, who hinted at a return to form with a joint-seventh effort at last week's US Open, shot the lights out with a superb third-round best of 64.
New look Dublin shot the lights out on Derry on with an unanswered 1-6 down the home straight to seal a second straight win.
Pep Guardiola was last year made Frank Rijkaard's successor at the Nou Camp - and his team shot the lights out at home and abroad.
The Spurs shot the lights out in the third quarter, hitting 14 of 22 shots (14 of 22) and 6 of 7 on 3-pointers and won their seventh consecutive game.
Adamson took control of the game as early as the first half establishing a 61-40 lead at the break as it shot the lights out with nine of its 10 triples coming in the first two quarters.
Coventry played well and they shot the lights out," said Leopards coach Jon Burnell.
The Argos catalogue and high-street stores upped sales on the same period last year by nine per cent, leading one trader to exclaim: "They've shot the lights out - it's a fantastic performance.
That must've been how Lynwood felt the other night when we shot the lights out in the first quarter,'' Hart coach Dave Munroe said of the Indians' upset of top-seeded Lynwood on Tuesday night, in which Hart led 25-9 after the first quarter and shot 60 percent for the game.
Keeping up with Tiger at the Masters for so long was an achievement in itself, while David Toms played out of this world at New Orleans and Sergio Garcia shot the lights out at the Colonial last week.
Marvin shot the lights out of Malaysian Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi for the knockout victory in the light heavyweight category.