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give it some welly

To act with more effort or enthusiasm. That performance was dull as can be—come on, give it some welly!
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give it some welly

exert more effort or strength. informal
Welly or wellie , an informal abbreviation of Wellington boot , acquired an informal sense of ‘power or vigour’ in the 1970s.
1997 BBC Top Gear Magazine Drop down a gear, give it some welly and that long bonnet rises towards the horizon in the best traditions of…a traditional British Sports Car.
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The brand comprises premium bandages and first aid products cushioned in exuberantly-decorated, stackable, and reusable tins that Welly says blend function with fun and encourage play by enabling preparedness.
Plus enjoy a host of other fun activities including welly wanging, a welly shy and ceramic welly boot decorating.
Nursery children are pulling on their wellies for a Jelly Welly Walk
If you want added waterproof protection, find waterproof welly socks - these are perfect for shorter wellies if you need flexibility without the misery of wet toes.
Welly joined Cowen in 2016 as part of the firm's acquisition of certain businesses from CRT Capital.
on their own, top tips will be available for you in the form of Welly Wisdoms at rspb.org.uk/wales.
But 49-year-old garage owner Mick has hit back, denying allegations that he added weights to his welly to win the coveted Golden Boot three times.
According to reports, online retailer Welly Warehouse has had to employ more staff to meet the extra demand for wet weather footwear.
Itanagar, June 21 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh RTI activists have written a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi demanding her to take action against State Health and Family Welfare Minister Atum Welly, charging him with practicing nepotism by illegally appointing his relatives in connivance with a high-ranking officer of the state.
"We had welly' themed games and competitions planned for the day.
SuBo told her fellow Scot to "give it some welly" as she finished preparing for the show.
National Welly Week was launched five years ago and asked school children, businesses and the public, to don their favourite pair of wellies to help raise money for Garden Organic, the UK's leading organic growing charity.
THE family of Welsh soldier Llewelyn 'Welly' Evans who was killed in action in the war were setting the date for his full military funeral today.
SPOOKY met squelchy in Sefton Park today as the annual Welly Walk took place in aid of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.
However, Welly can claim three trophies again this season if they retain the Get Smart Cup tomorrow (10.30), the West Riding Sunday Trophy on April 22 (7.30 at Woodlesford), when they face Heavy Woollen side Town Rangers, and the Huddersfield FA Challenge Cup on May 8 (when they will face Linthwaite or Dalton if they get past Deighton WMC in a semi-final tie on May 1 at Grange Moor, 11am).