English version

at a spanking pace/rate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat a spanking pace/rateat a spanking pace/rateold-fashionedFAST/QUICK very fast They started walking at a spanking rate. spanking
Examples from the Corpus
at a spanking pace/rateIn the distance, ponies in long-shafted light chariots trotted at a spanking pace, the wheels spinning around.
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