balls-to-the-wall

balls-to-the-wall

unrestrained, aggressive, all-out; at top speed; with maximum effort: a balls-to-the-wall race
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'Revelation' is a balls-to-the-wall rock'n'roll anthem that evokes AC/DC at their magisterial best, from Gary Stringer's throaty roar to Jesse Wood's head-banging riffs.
But I went and did Sherlock Holmes, which was a real balls-to-the-wall, get-your-fists-grazed adventure.
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