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pour it on

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pour it on

verb phrase
  1. To make an intense effort; maximize striving: Henry Gonzalez was pouring it on thick
  2. To exert all one's charm and persuasiveness; come on strong: He was really pouring it on to that judge
  3. To speed; pour on the coal: The driver was pouring it on to close the gap (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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