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    #1

    Floor it!

    If I want someone to speed (he is driving a car), can I say floor it?
    floor it - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    #2

    Re: Floor it!

    Yes. Or to use a little rhyme "put the pedal to the metal."

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    #3

    Re: Floor it!

    You could also tell him to put his foot down in BrE.

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    #4

    Re: Floor it!

    Of course, you might also have to say "Don't worry - I'll pay for your speeding ticket if you get one."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: Floor it!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could also tell him to put his foot down in BrE.
    Do you also use that phrase the other way?

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    Re: Floor it!

    We certainly do.

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