in a hurry
phrasal without delay ; as rapidly as possible <
the police got there in a hurry
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in a hurry — ► in a hurry 1) rushed; in a rushed manner. 2) informal easily; readily: you won t forget that in a hurry. Main Entry: ↑hurry …   English terms dictionary

  • in a hurry — a need to move or act quickly He is very busy and always in a hurry …   Idioms and examples

  • in a hurry — adverb : in a short time or at a fast rate : hurriedly, speedily they are not translations to be read in a hurry; they do not yield their charm easily T.S.Eliot the new grammar can be taught in a hurry by a nonlinguist MacCurdy Burnet * * * in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • In A Hurry — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. In A Hurry Signifie en français: à la hâte ou en étant pressé. Est une boisson alcoolisé sous forme de shooter. Ses deux principaux et seuls ingrédients… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • in a hurry — 1. adjective Rushed, hurried; short of time. I cant stop now. Im in a hurry. 2. adverb a) hurriedly. b) Michael ate his pie hurriedly …   Wiktionary

  • in a hurry — in a rush; hastily, quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • A moron in a hurry — is a hypothetical person against whom a claimant s concern might be judged in an English law civil action for passing off or trademark infringement. The expression is used to reject a claim that two items could reasonably be confused by a passer… …   Wikipedia

  • in a hurry to do something — in a ˈhurry to do sth idiom impatient to do sth • My daughter is in such a hurry to grow up. • Why are you in such a hurry to sell? Main entry: ↑hurryidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a hurry usu. with negative — informal easily; readily: an experience you won t forget in a hurry. → hurry …   English new terms dictionary

  • be in a hurry — do something in a hurry phrase to do something or go somewhere quickly because you do not have much time Donna’s letter looked as though she had written it in a great hurry. She had been in too much of a hurry to change. Thesaurus: to do… …   Useful english dictionary

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