a todo vapor


a todo vapor
a todo vapor
at full steam, at great speed
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= full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch
Ex. The article 'Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
Ex. Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
Ex. Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
Ex. As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
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= full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch

Ex: The article 'Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.

Ex: Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
Ex: Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
Ex: As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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