shoot the rapids

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Definition of shoot the rapids

: to move quickly in a river where the water flows very fast usually over rocks white water rafters shooting the rapids

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“Shoot the rapids.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoot%20the%20rapids. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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