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hurry  

  ( hurries    3rd person present)   ( hurrying    present participle)   ( hurried    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you hurry somewhere, you go there as quickly as you can.  
Claire hurried along the road...      V prep/adv  
Bob hurried to join him, and they rode home together.      V  
2       verb   If you hurryto do something, you start doing it as soon as you can, or try to do it quickly.  
Mrs Hardie hurried to make up for her tactlessness by asking her guest about his holiday...      V to-inf  
There was no longer any reason to hurry.      V  
3       n-sing   If you are in ahurryto do something, you need or want to do something quickly. If you do something in ahurry, you do it quickly or suddenly.  
usu in a N, oft N to-inf  
Kate was in a hurry to grow up, eager for knowledge and experience...     
4       verb   To hurry something means the same as to hurry up something.  
...The President's attempt to hurry the process of independence.      V n  
5       verb   If you hurry someone to a place or into a situation, you try to make them go to that place or get into that situation quickly.   (=rush)  
They say they are not going to be hurried into any decision...      V n prep/adv  
I don't want to hurry you.      V n  
6    If you say to someone `There's no hurry' or `I'm in no hurry' you are telling them that there is no need for them to do something immediately.  
there's no hurry      phrase  
I'll need to talk with you, but there's no hurry...     
7    If you are in no hurryto do something, you are very unwilling to do it.  
in no hurry      phrase   PHR after v, PHR to-inf, PHR for n  
I love it at St Mirren so I'm in no hurry to go anywhere...      hurry along  
    hurry up 2   hurry up  
1       phrasal verb   If you tell someone to hurry up, you are telling them do something more quickly than they were doing.  
Franklin told Howe to hurry up and take his bath; otherwise, they'd miss their train...      V P  
Hurry up with that coffee, will you.      V P with n  
2       phrasal verb   If you hurry something up or hurry it along, you make it happen faster or sooner than it would otherwise have done.   (=speed up)  
...if you want to hurry up the application process...      V P n (not pron)  
Petter saw no reason to hurry the divorce along.      V n P  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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hurry     ( hurries    3rd person present)   ( hurrying    present participle)   ( hurried    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you hurry somewhere, you go there as quickly as you can.  
Claire hurried along the road...      V prep/adv  
Bob hurried to join him, and they rode home together.      V  
2       verb   If you hurryto do something, you start doing it as soon as you can, or try to do it quickly.  
Mrs Hardie hurried to make up for her tactlessness by asking her guest about his holiday...      V to-inf  
There was no longer any reason to hurry.      V  
3       n-sing   If you are in ahurryto do something, you need or want to do something quickly. If you do something in ahurry, you do it quickly or suddenly.  
usu in a N, oft N to-inf  
Kate was in a hurry to grow up, eager for knowledge and experience...     
4       verb   To hurry something means the same as to hurry up something.  
...The President's attempt to hurry the process of independence.      V n  
5       verb   If you hurry someone to a place or into a situation, you try to make them go to that place or get into that situation quickly.   (=rush)  
They say they are not going to be hurried into any decision...      V n prep/adv  
I don't want to hurry you.      V n  
6    If you say to someone `There's no hurry' or `I'm in no hurry' you are telling them that there is no need for them to do something immediately.  
there's no hurry      phrase  
I'll need to talk with you, but there's no hurry...     
7    If you are in no hurryto do something, you are very unwilling to do it.  
in no hurry      phrase   PHR after v, PHR to-inf, PHR for n  
I love it at St Mirren so I'm in no hurry to go anywhere...      hurry along  
    hurry up 2   hurry up  
1       phrasal verb   If you tell someone to hurry up, you are telling them do something more quickly than they were doing.  
Franklin told Howe to hurry up and take his bath; otherwise, they'd miss their train...      V P  
Hurry up with that coffee, will you.      V P with n  
2       phrasal verb   If you hurry something up or hurry it along, you make it happen faster or sooner than it would otherwise have done.   (=speed up)  
...if you want to hurry up the application process...      V P n (not pron)  
Petter saw no reason to hurry the divorce along.      V n P  

Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

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hurry  


      vb  
1    barrel (along)     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   burn rubber     (informal)   dash, fly, get a move on     (informal)   get one's skates on     (informal)   lose no time, make haste, rush, scoot, scurry, step on it     (informal)  
2    accelerate, expedite, goad, hasten, hustle, push on, quicken, speed (up), urge  
      n  
3    bustle, celerity, commotion, dispatch, expedition, flurry, haste, precipitation, promptitude, quickness, rush, speed, urgency  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    crawl, creep, dawdle, drag one's feet, move slowly  
2    delay, retard, slow, slow down  
      n   calmness, slowness  

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adv.
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.

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