hit the gas

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Definition of hit the gas

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: to push down on the accelerator in a vehicle in a sudden and forceful way She suddenly hit the gas and sped away.

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“Hit the gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20the%20gas. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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