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Sometimes days go speeding past

I know every words of this phase, just don't know the meaning of this combination.

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This is kind of a bit of personification. You can imagine a car "speeding past" you if it drives very quickly past you on the street.

The language here applies this idea to a day instead of a physical object. It just means that the day seems to go quickly.

On the other hand, a day could 'crawl along', meaning time goes very slowly.

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It means time goes quickly: tempus fugit.

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Tempus? Fuhgeddaboutit! – MT_Head Nov 14 '11 at 1:18

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