step on it
phrasal to increase one's speed ; hurry up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • step on it — or[step on the gas] {v. phr.} 1. To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster. * /Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don t go too fast./ Compare: GIVE IT THE GUN. 2. {informal} To go faster; hurry. * /Step on it, or we ll be late… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step on it — or[step on the gas] {v. phr.} 1. To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster. * /Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don t go too fast./ Compare: GIVE IT THE GUN. 2. {informal} To go faster; hurry. * /Step on it, or we ll be late… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • step\ on\ it — • step on it • step on the gas v. phr. 1. To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster. Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don t go too fast. Compare: give it the gun 2. informal To go faster; hurry. Step on it, or we ll be late… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • step on it — INFORMAL ► used to tell someone to drive faster or to hurry: »Could you step on it? I m late. »If we want to get these orders out on time, we re going to have to step on it. Main Entry: ↑step …   Financial and business terms

  • step on it — ► step on it informal go faster. Main Entry: ↑step …   English terms dictionary

  • step on it — This idiom is a way of telling someone to hurry up or to go faster …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • step on it — verb move fast He rushed down the hall to receive his guests The cars raced down the street • Syn: ↑rush, ↑hotfoot, ↑hasten, ↑hie, ↑speed, ↑race, ↑pelt a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Step on It! — Infobox VG| title = Step On It! developer = publisher = Casady Greene designer = engine = released = genre = Arcade, Puzzle modes = Single player Multiplayer ratings = platforms = Macintosh, Mac OS, Mac OS X media = requirements = input = Step On …   Wikipedia

  • Step on It — Infobox Album | Name = Step On It EP Type = studio Artist = Teddybears STHLM Released = 1994 Recorded = Genre = Rock, Grindcore, Punk Length = Label = MVG Producer = Reviews = Last album = You Are Teddybears (1993) This album = Step On It EP… …   Wikipedia

  • step on it — verb a) To drive fast; to step on the accelerator. If I step on it, I can still arrive on time. b) To act quickly. Theyll have to step on it to finish the …   Wiktionary

  • step on it — informal if we don t step on it we ll miss the boat Syn: hurry up, get a move on, speed up, go faster, be quick; informal get cracking, get moving, step on the gas; dated make haste …   Thesaurus of popular words

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