make+haste

  • 41 make it snappy — HURRY (UP), be quick (about it), get a move on, look lively, speed up; informal get cracking, step on it, move it, buck up, shake a leg; Brit. informal get your skates on; …

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  • 42 haste — See: MAKE HASTE …

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  • 43 haste — See: MAKE HASTE …

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  • 44 haste — See: make haste …

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  • 45 haste — I. n. 1. Despatch, promptitude, quickness, expedition, celerity, speed. 2. Hurry, precipitance, precipitation, vehemence. II. v. n. Hasten, be quick, make haste …

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  • 46 make tracks — {v. phr.}, {informal} To go fast; get a speedy start; hurry. * /Man, it s time we made tracks!/ * /The boys made tracks for home when it began to get dark./ Compare: GET GOING, MAKE HASTE …

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  • 47 make tracks — {v. phr.}, {informal} To go fast; get a speedy start; hurry. * /Man, it s time we made tracks!/ * /The boys made tracks for home when it began to get dark./ Compare: GET GOING, MAKE HASTE …

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  • 48 make\ tracks — v. phr. informal To go fast; get a speedy start; hurry. Man, it s time we made tracks! The boys made tracks for home when it began to get dark. Compare: get going, make haste …

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  • 49 haste makes waste — haste makes waste/more haste less speed/ phrase used for saying that if you do something too quickly, you are likely to make mistakes Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym Main entry: haste * * * haste makes waste US used to say… …

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  • 50 Haste to the Wedding — is a three act comic opera with a libretto by W. S. Gilbert and music by George Grossmith, based on Gilbert s 1873 play, The Wedding March . The opera was the most ambitious piece of composition undertaken by Grossmith.The piece was produced… …

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  • 51 make — I. verb (made; making) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macian; akin to Old High German mahhōn to prepare, make, Greek magēnai to be kneaded, Old Church Slavic mazati to anoint, smear Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a.… …

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  • 52 make — verb Make is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batsman, ↑company, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑picture, ↑recipe, ↑sale Make is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑accompaniment, ↑accusation, ↑ …

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  • 53 make off — intransitive verb Date: 1709 to leave in haste …

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  • 54 nothing should be done in haste but gripping a flea — a 1655 N. L’ESTRANGE in Anecdotes & Traditions (1839) I. 55 A grave gentleman in this Kingdome us’d this phrase often: ‘Do nothing rashly, but catching of fleas.’ 1678 J. RAY English Proverbs (ed. 2) 151 Nothing most be done hastily but killing… …

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  • 55 more haste less speed — haste makes waste/more haste less speed/ phrase used for saying that if you do something too quickly, you are likely to make mistakes Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym Main entry: haste …

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  • 56 more haste, less speed — The original meaning of speed in this proverb is ‘quickness in the performance of some action or operation’. c 1350 Douce MS 52 no. 86 The more hast, the worse spede. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs I. ii. A3v Moste tymes he seeth, the more… …

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  • 57 more haste, less speed — The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it …

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  • 58 more haste, less speed — ► more haste, less speed proverb you make better progress with a task if you don t try to do it too quickly. Main Entry: ↑haste …

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  • 59 more haste, less speed — proverb you make better progress with a task if you don t try to do it too quickly * * * ˌmore ˈhaste, ˌless ˈspeed idiom (BrE, saying) you will finish doing sth sooner if you do not try to do it too quickly because you will make fewer mistakes… …

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  • 60 more haste, less speed —    The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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