gangbusters


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gang·bus·ter

 (găng′bŭs′tər)
n. Slang
A law enforcement officer who works to break up organized criminal groups.
adj. also gangbusters
Extremely successful: an experiment yielding gangbuster results; a profitable, gangbusters quarter.
Idiom:
like gangbusters Slang
With great impact, vigor, or zeal: came on like gangbusters at the start of his campaign; a career that took off like gangbusters.

gangbusters

(ˈɡæŋbʌstəz)
pl n
very energetically and aggressively
adv
to perform strongly
Translations

gangbusters

[ˈgæŋbʌstəz] NPL (US) to be going gangbustersir viento en popa
to do sth like gangbustershacer algo con paso firme
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