Definition of full steam or speed ahead in English:
Used to indicate that one should proceed with as much speed or energy as possible.
- You can see they feel that this is a much better nomination, that they want to move ahead, full steam ahead.
- And just ahead, partisan politics is moving full steam ahead here in Washington.
- Permission was finally granted this summer for the brewery to go ahead and the glass worker has been going full steam ahead since July.
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