at full/top speed


: as fast as possible
running at full/top speed

Examples of at full/top speed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blackwell, the coach said, was back running at full speed Monday morning. Corey Smith, Dallas News, 11 Sep. 2023 Frelick, coming in from right field, soared in the air at full speed with two outs and two men on to make a leaping grab on Anthony Volpe's would-be game-winner. Christopher Kuhagen, Journal Sentinel, 10 Sep. 2023 Skiing put Innsbruck on the map, and barreling down the Alps at full speed remains a fan-favorite activity. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 7 Sep. 2023 Hicks has been running at full speed and taking batting practice in recent days. Nathan Ruiz, Baltimore Sun, 30 Aug. 2023 Now, months later, the percentage of subway track with speed restrictions has barely budged, and the agency has yet to explain why trains were previously allowed to run at full speed in areas where inspectors found defects. Taylor Dolven,, 26 July 2023 His leaky rooftop air-conditioning unit had been running constantly at full speed while only burping out tepid air, making the house so swampy that his three children had started spending summer days with their grandparents. Jack Healy, New York Times, 20 July 2023 Addressing reports of drivers traveling at full speed over a hump, only to be surprised when their vehicles suddenly bounced over it, rose to the top of the priority list at his department’s weekly meetings. Globe Staff,, 22 Aug. 2023 Instead of getting down on one knee, LL Cool J turned down the music during a ride in his Porsche, drove at top speed and asked Smith to marry him. Vandana Pawa, Peoplemag, 1 Aug. 2023 See More

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“At full/top speed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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