go great guns
phrasal to achieve great success

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go great guns — ► go great guns informal proceed forcefully or successfully. Main Entry: ↑gun …   English terms dictionary

  • go great guns — phrasal : to achieve great success the book was going great guns in twelve countries George Thomas b. 1892 * * * go great guns see under ↑gun • • • Main Entry: ↑go go great guns (informal) To function, be carried out, etc with great success,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go great guns — verb a) To perform particularly well; to be particularly successful. The game between Hargate and Lord Dreever was still in progress when Jimmy returned to the billiard room. . . . Hargates been going great guns. I was eleven ahead a moment ago,… …   Wiktionary

  • go great guns — See: GREAT GUNS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go great guns — See: GREAT GUNS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go\ great\ guns — See: great guns …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go great guns — in. to do very well; to go very fast. □ Everything is going great guns around here. We’re busy and making lots of money. □ The project is finally going great guns, just as we planned …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go great guns — to be very successful. I m not worried about our company s future we re going great guns, and I expect it to continue. Usage notes: usually used in the form going great guns …   New idioms dictionary

  • go great guns — See going great guns …   English idioms

  • go great guns — do something very fast or very hard, successfully The workers were going great guns fixing the building when I saw them this morning …   Idioms and examples

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