like thunder

adverb
with great speed or effort or intensity (Freq. 2)
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drove like crazy

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worked like hell to get the job done

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ran like sin for the storm cellar

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work like thunder

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fought like the devil

Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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