Definition of be cooking with gas in English:

be cooking with gas

phrase

British
informal
  • Make good progress in a task.

    ‘once your leaders understand what you want, you're cooking with gas’
    • ‘In terms of the economy we are cooking with gas.’
    • ‘Add a small bowl of Greek black olives and you're cooking with gas.’
    • ‘Have to say, whoever the strength and conditioning coach is, they're cooking with gas.’
    • ‘Today I installed a USB 2 card—now I'm cooking with gas.’
    • ‘He is really cooking with gas after scooping the Student of the Year award.’