Definition of in full flow in US English:

in full flow

phrase

  • 1Talking fluently and easily and showing no sign of stopping.

    • ‘He is a reserved man and in any case, G.P. in full flow took some stopping.’
    • ‘I've been craving WORDS all day and now I'm in full flow; there is apparently no stopping me.’
    1. 1.1 Performing vigorously and enthusiastically.
      ‘Richardson was run out when he was in full flow’
      • ‘Caley Thistle were in full flow now, and after Dargo's goalbound header was deflected wide, they forced four corners in succession, though they could not take advantage of any of them.’
      • ‘Expect Pat and the lads to be in full flow performing a wide range of songs for dancing, including their popular hit, The Old Timers' Waltz.’
      • ‘Twins Mark and Michael O'Brien set the ball rolling, Stephen Kelly shot the third after terrific team play and Joe Murphy finished another sweet move and the Saints were in full flow.’
      • ‘In an instant Kilrossanty were in full flow, commanding all over the field, and steadily putting the squeeze on a now increasingly beleaguered opposing defence.’
      • ‘I think the best thing to happen last week was that Wales were in full flow.’
      • ‘Be it the handing over of flowers to the jail security staff or getting ‘rakhi’ tied from women NBA activists or putting flowers into her trimmed hair, the writer was in full flow.’
      • ‘The performer in Rachel is in full flow in Cosi Fan Tutte after a difficult opening night.’
      • ‘Castleisland were now in full flow with Roche and Huggard having grabbed the initiative and it was Roche who shot over after 15 minutes following good work by Geaney.’
      • ‘With runs in hand, the follow - on target still distant and Gilchrist in full flow, Vaughan might have been tempted to match Australia's machismo and keep attacking.’
      • ‘Brennan was in full flow now and showed the experience he gained from the senior Laois team to set up attacks, one of which led to a Sean O'Shea point.’
      • ‘Hassett, who was now in full flow, took a side line ball to John Lynch but he was fouled and Colin O'Connor levelled matters so that honours were even at - 2 apiece at the end of the first quarter.’
      • ‘Intercut are preparations for a mission, footage of jets whooshing off and flying in, the guys taking time out in the rec room, praying, at one point, even with a full gospel service in full flow.’
      • ‘‘Where's the champagne,’ one ingrate queried as we fled the rain, beckoned into the south Dublin rail depot by a jazz band in full flow.’
      • ‘The intimacy and immediacy that a chamber production of Madama Butterfly can create bodes well dramatically, but will it compensate for the absence of a Puccini orchestra in full flow?’
      • ‘Although Halifax replied after five minutes York were soon in full flow again with goals from Alex Cockram and Alistair Brennan.’
      • ‘When he's in full flow, the thick-set, black-clad Geordie is a joy to watch - even if that breathless spontaneity sometimes throws his scripted material into leaden relief.’
      • ‘But give a genuine cricket aesthete the option of seeing either of you in full flow at separate venues, and his gate-money will gravitate toward the Ganguly grace rather than the Tendulkar tonk.’
      • ‘His legion of fans were willing to ignore his much-cited failings (not a good kicker, shaky on defence, slow to turn) because he was a breathtaking sight when in full flow.’
      • ‘He's Super League material and if he gets in full flow around the ruck area he will cause a lot of problems.’
      • ‘You wondered how Livingston would react to this and they rapidly fell behind, with Naismith in full flow, sensing blood and burying the ball from 15 yards low inside the near upright.’