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burn (North American also lay) rubber

Definition of burn North American also lay rubber in English:

informal Drive very quickly.
Example sentences
  • After breakfast we once more took to the highway and burned rubber along the Route du Soleil.
  • And, he's proud to tell you, it takes more than a lead foot to burn rubber at 155 mph for a quarter-mile.
  • Fame and adulation follows Michael Schumacher and Valentino Rossi wherever they tread foot let alone burn rubber.
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