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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This is a great little company with an amazing reach that's already performing like gangbusters," said Liberty, who has invested in recent years in a number of Internet companies and high tech start-ups around the globe.
It just grew like gangbusters,'' said Brenzel, who planted seedlings in containers last May.
Believe me, with money like that at stake, we're going after this market like gangbusters.
The short supply of homes in the area is the only thing keeping it from going totally gangbusters.
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In the past three years police gangbusters have seen the majority of the West Midlands' top 50 most dangerous offenders banged up for a total of 496 years.
That's why (the campaigns) are going out there gangbusters,'' Mangione-Smith said.
The development mirrored the experience charted by police gangbusters in New York.
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Scott comes out like gangbusters on defense and distributes the ball on offense, which tells me he's getting a grasp of things.
That's what's really holding the market from going gangbusters.