Is "Volle Suppe" a German idiom? And how would that translate into English?

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Volle Suppe!

and similarly

Volle Kanne!

means something like:

Balls to the wall!


Full tilt!

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    Nice, I just knew "Volle Kanne!", never heard the soup version. Nov 23, 2012 at 10:47

Also used (mostly in the North and usually in context with bikes) "Volles Rohr!"

  • OP asked for a translation into English. You're providing a German alternative…
    – e-sushi
    Apr 21, 2014 at 21:51

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