burn\ up\ the\ road

v. phr. informal
To drive a car very fast.

In his eagerness to see his girl again, he burned up the road on his way to see her.

Speed demons burning up the road often cause accidents.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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