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"as if it is going out of style" in British English

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as if it is going out of style

informal very ​quickly or much more than ​peoplenormally do: She was ​gulping down ​sandwiches and ​cakes as if they were going out of style.
(Definition of as if it is going out of style from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “as if it is going out of style”
in Chinese (Simplified) (比正常情况下做得)非常快且更多…
in Chinese (Traditional) (比正常情況下做得)非常快且更多…
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