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It's an Irish turn of phrase (maybe English also) which means I'll give it a proper good go - but also means it's not that huge a deal to accomplish - so it means, I'll make a good passionate effort but at the same it doesn't really matter - think it comes from lashing your horse to get a bit of extra kick - giddyup boy!
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