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go great guns

old-fashioned informal
to go fast or successfully: For the first 400 metres he was going great guns, but then he fell and that lost him the race.
Translations of “go great guns”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做得快, 順利, 成功…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做得快, 顺利, 成功…
(Definition of go great guns from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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