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    #1

    Put the pedal to the medal

    Hi, can someone tell me the meaning of "put the pedal to the medal"?

    Thank you very much!

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    #2

    Re: Put the pedal to the medal

    To speed or move extremely quickly. Literally means to push the accelerator pedal of a car all the way down to the floor.

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    #3

    Re: Put the pedal to the medal

    "Floor it" is another idiom that means the same thing.

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