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turn of speed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturn of speedturn of speedBritish English a sudden increase in your speed, or the ability to increase your speed suddenly He’s a top goalkicker with a surprising turn of speed. turn
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turn of speedTonson's printer and Purcell himself put on an extra turn of speed in case.It looked as though it was capable of a fair turn of speed, anyway.Rodber has huge potential, however, a great physique, a fair turn of speed and good hands.Although the kangaroo has a fast turn of speed on the plan, he is handicapped when climbing trees.He is a top goalkicker, has a good turn of speed and is an excellent all-round performer.They were capable of a good turn of speed on the straight stretch between South Croydon and Purley.It has a daunting and sinister turn of speed.
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