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Go to town

DEFINITION

Enthusiastic effort. Avid workmanship.’Town’ refers to an old fashioned concept of living on a farm and once a month or so, you get to go into town, so it implies a special instance to perform an endeavor.¬† (Compare to Knock oneself out, Eager beaver, Go-getter or Go great guns.)

“They wanted to clean my garage, so I said go to town.”

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