like fury

like fury
разг.; усил.
как безумный, безумно, отчаянно, неистово; дьявольски

Mr. Rattle was not a careful man. The car he got... he drove like fury. (J. Steinbeck, ‘Cannery Row’, ch. 11) — Мистер Рэттл не отличался осторожностью. Свою машину... он гнал как бешеный.

Quick man! I want ye to run like fury to Levenford for a doctor. (A. J. Cronin, ‘Hatter's Castle’, ch. XI) — Живей, сын! Беги что есть духу в Левенфорд за доктором.

The last two days of my stay there it rained like fury. — Последние два дня моего пребывания там дождь лил как из ведра.

Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • do something like fury — phrase to do something with a lot of energy and determination Thesaurus: to hurry, or to make someone hurrysynonym Main entry: fury …   Useful english dictionary

  • fury — ► NOUN (pl. furies) 1) extreme anger. 2) extreme strength or violence in an action or a natural phenomenon. 2) (Fury) Greek Mythology a spirit of punishment, often represented as one of three goddesses. ● like fury Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • fury — or Furies [fyoor′ē] n. pl. furies [ME furie < OFr < L furia < furere, to rage, prob. < IE * dhus , to rage, storm, dust colored < base * dheu , to blow: see DULL] 1. a) violent anger; wild rage b) a fit of this 2. violence; v …   English World dictionary

  • fury — noun 1 (U) extreme, often uncontrolled anger: I was shaking with fury. 2 (C) a feeling of extreme anger : in a fury: “Go on then!” shouted Jamie in a fury. “See if I care!” | fly into a fury (=quickly become very angry): Paul flew into one of his …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fury — /fyoor ee/, n., pl. furies. 1. unrestrained or violent anger, rage, passion, or the like: The gods unleashed their fury on the offending mortal. 2. violence; vehemence; fierceness: the fury of a hurricane; a fury of creative energy. 3. Furies,… …   Universalium

  • fury — fu|ry [ˈfjuəri US ˈfjuri] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: furie, from Latin furia, from furere; FUROR] 1.) [U] extreme, often uncontrolled anger = ↑rage ▪ I was shaking with fury . ▪ Jenny stepped forward, her eyes blazing with fury . ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fury — fu|ry [ fjuri ] noun singular or uncount * 1. ) a feeling of very strong anger that usually does not last very long: fury at: Workers expressed their fury at the tax increases. with fury: She was speechless with fury. fly into a fury (=suddenly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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