go to town
phrasal 1. to work or act rapidly or efficiently 2. to be markedly successful 3. to indulge oneself excessively

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go to town — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To do something quickly or with great force or energy; work fast or hard. * /The boys went to town on the old garage, and had it torn down before Father came home from work./ * /While Sally was slowly washing the dishes, she …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go to town — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To do something quickly or with great force or energy; work fast or hard. * /The boys went to town on the old garage, and had it torn down before Father came home from work./ * /While Sally was slowly washing the dishes, she …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go to town — (on (something)) to do something eagerly and as completely as possible. Angie and Phil have really gone to town on their wedding. Usage notes: often used to describe an activity that involves spending a large amount of money …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to town — Someone who goes to town does something enthusiastically and as completely as possible, especially if this involves spending a lot of money …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • go to town — ► go to town informal do something thoroughly or enthusiastically. Main Entry: ↑town …   English terms dictionary

  • go to town — phrasal 1. : to work or act rapidly, efficiently, or enthusiastically your friends were going to town on me properly when you arrived Hartley Howard 2. : to be successful military aircraft production … has really begun to go to town in the last… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go\ to\ town — v. phr. slang 1. To do something quickly or with great force or energy; work fast or hard. The boys went to town on the old garage, and had it torn down before Father came home from work. While Sally was slowly washing the dishes, she remembered… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go to town — in. to do something with gusto; to do something with great speed and energy. □ The main office is really going to town on collecting overdue payments. □ Man, our team is really going to town …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go to town — verb To proceed enthusiastically, vigorously, or expertly. She really went to town with the party preparations …   Wiktionary

  • go to town — See going to town …   English idioms

  • go to town — work fast or hard, do something with much energy They really went to town last night and finished painting the bedroom …   Idioms and examples

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