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The meaning of "pedal to the metal"

" Pedal to the metal "
Meaning:
To go at full speed, when driving a vehicle.
Example:
Well never make it to the hospital in time at this speed. Put the pedal to the metal and hurry things up.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 1970s
Where is it used?:
Mostly USA.
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