hell-for-leather


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The 26-year-old World Championship winner will put her Olympic aspirations on the line in Madeira next weekend - and she has vowed to go hell-for-leather in a bid to join fellow Brit Michelle Dillon in the Greek capital.
To Hoffman, it was a lot more than that--seeing in such theatrical operations his path to success and glory, he made those hell-for-leather dashes the key part of the little boats' mission.
Perhaps, in the interests of balance, North Warwickshire Borough Council should also give the go-ahead for an annual event in Atherstone's town centre involving human beings running hell-for-leather through the streets, pursued by others, their eyes bulging as adrenalin pumps through their veins before collapsing under a human mountain of muscle, sinew and sanctioned violence.
At a hell-for-leather pace, he took us through a blistering back catalogue.
Andreas Boyde, a late replacement, was the compromised solo pianist in this farrago, and it is scarcely to be wondered at that the clattery finale found him bravely going hell-for-leather, probably desperate to get the whole embarrassment over with.
NEALE COOPER is certain a major new talent emerged amid the hell-for-leather football served up at Victoria Park.
His hell-for-leather attitude belies a hardened outlook of the industry and, most importantly, his hard-won place in it.
The opening Dear Constable shows shades of The Clash and the hell-for-leather approach is their strongest suit, the effectiveness varying as they leapfrog stylistic barriers.
CYCLING: Triple Athens medallist Bradley Wiggins made a steady start to the Tour Down Under, finishing in the bunch after a hell-for-leather opening day in Adelaide.
Eventually I think, greyhounds get to know what distance they are running over and pace themselves accordingly, but the first time they're asked to go over further, it's hell-for-leather because they don't realize that the hare is going to keep going and going.
Chambers Brothers classic Time Has Come Today gets a rocky revision with Sheryl Crow's guest vocal and Nirvana's Breed enjoys a hell-for-leather resurrection.
Sasha Rozhdestvensky was soloist, appealingly tentative in the brooding opening, his bowing arm impressively athletic in the hell-for-leather movements.
It meant Gollob missed out on the final, and although he took the consolation final in hell-for-leather style, Rickardsson's second place behind Nielsen narrowed the gap at the top of the leaderboard to just four points.
He said: "I don't think tax cuts come-what-may, hell-for-leather - making tax cuts that can't actually be afforded - will win us any votes.
CHESTERFIELD survived a hell-for-leather finish to beat Bristol Rovers 2-1.