Definition of like a dose of salts in English:

like a dose of salts

phrase

British
informal
  • Very fast and efficiently:

    ‘we'll go through this place like a dose of salts and scrub it from top to bottom’
    • ‘He went through it like a dose of salts.’
    • ‘It has passed through Edinburgh like a dose of salts.’
    • ‘That money is flowing through like a dose of salts.’
    • ‘He went through the field like a dose of salts.’