shoot through like a Bondi tram(redirected from shot through like Bondi trams)
shoot through like a Bondi tram
To hastily depart, abscond, or flee; to pass quickly through or by a place. An allusion to the tram lines that ran in and out of Bondi, New South Wales, until 1960. Primarily heard in US. After Joey found out I was pregnant, he shot through like a Bondi tram back to Perth. All of a sudden, a string of cars started shooting through town like Bondi trams, followed shortly thereafter by a couple of police cars.
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