great guns

Great guns
If something or someone is going great guns, they are doing very well.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Great Guns — est un court métrage de la série Oswald le lapin chanceux, produit par les studios Disney et sorti le 17 octobre 1927. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Commentaires …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Great guns — Great Great (gr[=a]t), a. [Compar. {Greater}; superl. {Greatest}.] [OE. gret, great, AS. gre[ a]t; akin to OS. & LG. gr[=o]t, D. groot, OHG. gr[=o]z, G. gross. Cf. {Groat} the coin.] 1. Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great guns — great′ guns′ adv. inf Informal. extremely well; very successfully: The business is going great guns[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • great\ guns — I. interj. informal See: great Godfrey or great Scott II. adv. phr. informal 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore. The men were… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great guns — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . * /The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore./ * /The men were going great guns to finish the job./ Compare: FAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great guns — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . * /The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore./ * /The men were going great guns to finish the job./ Compare: FAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Great Guns — Infobox Film name = Great Guns director = Monty Banks producer = Sol M. Wurtzel writer = Lou Breslow starring = Stan Laurel Oliver Hardy Sheila Ryan Dick Nelson Edmund MacDonald released = 1941 runtime = 70 min. language = English budget =… …   Wikipedia

  • great guns — adverb : with unremitting vigor or energy reaching the age of 78 … and still going great guns New York Times also : eminently successfully an enterprise that began slowly but after a while began to go great guns often used interjectionally to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • great guns — n. (colloq.) to go great guns ( to have great energy ) * * * (colloq.) to go great guns ( to have great energy ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • great guns — 1. Informal. in a relentlessly energetic or successful manner: The new president has the company going great guns. 2. (used as an expression of surprise, astonishment, etc.). [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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