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like a streak

Definition of like a streak in English:

informal Very fast: he is off like a streak
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  • Of all the fish Charlie is always the first to spot your approach, crossing the pool like a streak of greased lightning to stick his head out of the water.
  • Then he was off like a streak, running up the hill.
  • Suddenly she took off, like a streak, straight ahead, and vanished out of sight.
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