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sell like hotcakes

To be sold quickly and in large quantities. This record has been selling like hotcakes—I can't keep it in stock!
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sell like hotcakes

Fig. [for something] to be sold very fast. The delicious candy sold like hotcakes. The fancy new cars were selling like hotcakes.
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TICKETS for Bros' comeback gigs next summer sold like hotcakes but you don't have to wait that long for an audience with one of the Goss brothers.
A peddler outside the Hengshan Subway Station said that the biography sold like hotcakes, as readers are keen to know more about the American businessman and visionary widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution.
production became available and the guns sold like hotcakes.
When the New York City Gay Hockey Association released its "Hockey Boys 2004" calendar showing black-and-white photos of partially clothed players in locker-room poses, it sold like hotcakes.
The business genius said: "After the terrible tragedy we cut our prices even lower and seats on our planes sold like hotcakes.
She said: "This idea snowballed after I made some waistcoats for a PTA Christmas fair and they sold like hotcakes.
His cherry-pecan pork sausages sold like hotcakes and went on, later that spring, to grab top honors at a national new-foods exhibition in Chicago.