One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Hurry up; make a prompt start.‘we'd better put foot—we've only got a couple of hours’
be quick, hurry up, move quickly, go fast, hasten, make haste, speed, speed up, lose no time, press on, push on, run, dash, rush, hurtle, dart, race, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, gallop, go hell for leather, go like lightningView synonyms
- ‘Both Dick and I just put foot on the accelerator and sped off.’
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