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English definition of “as if it is going out of style”

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as if it is going out of style

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