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fast lane

noun
 
 
the fast lane a situation in which a company or group is making progress very quickly, often more quickly than its competitors: Today's annual report proves that the corporation is well and truly back in the fast lane.
life in the fast lane a very busy and exciting way of life: Stress is often one of the downsides of life in the fast lane.
→  fast track
Translations of “fast lane”
in Chinese (Traditional) (主幹道上的)快車道…
in Chinese (Simplified) (主干道上的)快车道…
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