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zip along

1. To move very speedily. I used to see him zipping along on his motorbike each morning. The runners zipped along on the race course.
2. To get moving; to leave promptly. You zip along and try those problems on your own—if you still have questions, we can go over them tomorrow during my office hours. I had better zip along before the bank closes.
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zip along

to move along very fast. The motorcycle zipped along nicely. Let's zip along and get there on time.
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zip along

in. to move along rapidly. Days are zipping along, and we’re all getting lots done.
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The team gave an impressive high-velocity demonstration in a Rigid Raider, the flag being zipped along the coastline at speeds of up to 38mph.
The many pop culture references gave the show a contemporary edge while there were plenty of knowing comic asides and hilarious dialogue that zipped along with rapid-fire efficacy.
These now are classic cars, of course, and I felt like the bees knees when I was sat in an open top sports car being given a lift by one of the car salesmen, with the obligatory headscarf on, to blow in the wind as you zipped along.
Julian Fellowes' winning formula of high society shenanigans and skulduggery in the scullery was so engrossing that the 90 minutes zipped along at good pace.
Mozart's own Linz symphony zipped along merrily from the properly spiritoso first movement to the kinetic, but never frenetic, finale.
The action zipped along as quickly as the charming songs that will have you singing along long after the action has ended - especially giggly anthem Whoops Banana which burrowed its way into my daughter's head like some sort of especially colourful earworm.
His show, Aggrophobic, zipped along, featuring a series of very funny anecdotes which combined to explain his on-edge state when it comes to life's 'aggro' moments.
This zipped along at an almost breathless pace, the orchestra providing a quite superb back-up for this young man's amazing talent.
The confusion threatened to descend into chaos on more than one occasion but director Richard Collett ensured the action zipped along at speed, and brought many belly laughs.
The Selkirk filly, who was so unlucky at Newmarket last time, zipped along really well with Glen Parker ahead of Saturday's race, in which she should go really well.
All four cars zipped along at speeds of 90 km/h and finished up early in Kingston to an 18th Century town crier welcome.
The plot dealt in broad strokes, and perhaps missed laughs on occasion in favour of making points, but it zipped along nicely and left the audience in no doubt at all that when it comes to an event as pressurised as this, sometimes the only thing you can do is laugh.
Resentments come bubbling to the surface like the froth atop a pint of Brains bitter, but there's humour and pathos in equal measure as the one hour 20 minute production zipped along with metronomic efficiency thanks to Crowther's sparky script.
Brayson scored his first on 35 minutes with a 20-yard drive which zipped along the ground into the net.
From the moment the production burst into life with the familiar Food Glorious Food, the whole thing zipped along at a cracking pace.