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like blazes

Definition of like blazes in English:

informal Very fast or forcefully: I ran like blazes homewards
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  • It works like blazes, 'cause the energy in both songs is, amazingly, equivalent.
  • They perform mundane services in much of the world, and make a ton of money in the process - and they are growing like blazes.
  • We would soon let him know what we thought, and argue like blazes about it.
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