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To go faster, or to make something go faster

speed up

to move or happen faster

accelerate

verb

to happen or make something happen at a faster rate

quicken

verb

if something quickens, or if you quicken it, it happens or moves more quickly

catch up

to go faster so that you reach the person or vehicle in front of you

pick up speed

if something picks up speed, it starts to move faster

put your foot down

to drive much faster

pull ahead

to get in front of someone by moving faster than they do

speed up

to make something move or happen faster

accelerate

verb

if a vehicle accelerates, it moves faster

step on it

used for telling someone to drive a vehicle faster

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

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