Step on the gas

Idiom

Step on the gas

Definition

An idiom used to encourage someone to go faster or to do something more quickly

Examples

Step on the gas, we’re running late!

If you want to get ahead, you’ll have to step on the gas

Origin

Believed to date back to the early 20th century

FAQs

Question

What does ‘Step on the gas’ mean?

Answer

An idiom used to encourage someone to go faster or to do something more quickly

Question

Where did this idiom come from?

Answer

Believed to date back to the early 20th century