tear round

tear round

To run, drive, or otherwise move round (some location) in a fast, reckless manner. It's no wonder you got hurt with the way you've been tearing round the kitchen like that! Police are in pursuit of a black sports car tearing through downtown L.A. The parent frantically tore round the grocery store looking for his toddler.
See also: round, tear
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Whether you want to tear round a track in a kart against the clock, or race your teammates, or try quad biking, shooting, paint balling, axe-throwing, or learn to drive a hovercraft, the outdoor activity centre has it -- and more.
The company boast the world's most dangerous circus act - the Globe Of Death - where four kamikaze motorcyclists tear round a locked steel cage at over 60mph.
Removing both eyes is not for everyone or every patient but I have seen a blind Jack Russell who can tear round his garden at top speed, avoiding fences and other items of garden furniture.
NOON I'd meet up with the kids in the afternoon and tear round the mountain with them.
A wide-open career progression tree delivers multiple routes to success, as you tear round the real-world circuits with the hairs on the back of your neck steadily rising.
A brand new fleet of full size 200cc adult petrol karts tear round like rockets.
Desperate to live out her incessant bargain hunting through others, if she finds herself standing next to me, and if I am loaded lightly, she will offer to 'take my place' so I can re-enact Supermarket Sweep and tear round grabbing everything and anything.
Another resident said: "It's a quick road - the way people tear round here it doesn't surprise me that something like this has happened."
John, 58, made sure I was correctly fitted with a lifejacket and explained that he would show me the lap which he and 16 other boats will simultaneously tear round at speeds upwards of 70mph this weekend.
When it comes down to it, and when everything is stripped away, it is the action when the lights go out, the raw speed and element of danger that lurks under the surface, as men sitting in a fragile carbon fibre shield tear round a circuit at more than 180 miles-an-hour that will always draw people in.
"It is a good track at Causey Park Farm and there is plenty for everyone to prove." The event, run by Cramlington Motor Club, will see cars competing over eight classes as they tear round the converted farm track.
Every vantage point is taken as the runners in the opening sprint handicap tear round the final bend at Chester
There is also a painful side to speedway, a sport in which four riders tear round an oval track on motorcycles which don't have brakes.
A wide-open career progression tree delivers multiple routes - and on-track challenges - to success, as you tear round the real-world circuits with the hairs on the back of your neck steadily rising.