like the wind

idiom

: very fast
He grabbed the money and ran like the wind.

Examples of like the wind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All the sounds were so organic and human, everyday things like the wind, snaps and even the sound of birds and chickens, the sounds of nature. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 Run like the wind Get up bright and early on Sunday and race across Virginia Key Beach Park (4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Miami) at the Carnaval Miami 10k/5k Run to kick off the month of events hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana that culminate with the Calle Ocho festival on March 10. Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Inspired by projects like the wind phone, a disconnected payphone in a garden in Ōtsuchi, Japan, where people can call the deceased, Ketcher decided to just do it herself. Rob Goyanes, Los Angeles Times, 13 Dec. 2023 Out of the willows burst a snowshoe rabbit, going like the wind. Outdoor Life, 23 Nov. 2023 But along with the rest of the world, the islands have grown hotter, drier, and subject to extreme weather, like the wind that drove the flames down the mountain and the people into the sea. Time, 15 Aug. 2023 The foundation argues that unpredictable resources like the wind and the sun mean unpredictable supply. Lila Levinson, Dallas News, 2 Aug. 2023 On top of that, there are factors like the wind that even the best firefighters cannot control. Joseph Bien-Kahn, Rolling Stone, 11 June 2023 Each car would seemingly move like the wind and gush right past the unmoving observer. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021

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“Like the wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20the%20wind. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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