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put the pedal to the metal

Slang definitions & phrases for put the pedal to the metal

put the pedal to the metal

modifier

Regulating or deregulating highway speeds: President Clinton will sign what friends and foes alike call ''the pedal to the metal bill''

verb phrase

To accelerate; go fast; give it the gun: Bolan settled back on creaky springs, and put the pedal to the metal (1980s+)


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