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at a rate of knots

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat a rate of knotsat a rate of knotsBritish English informalFAST/QUICK very quickly 🔊 Jack’s getting through the ironing at a rate of knots! rate
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at a rate of knotsSo was Mary - still whizzing helplessly backwards, at a rate of knots.
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