Idiom:  in a rush


Idiom:  in a rush

  • moving around quickly
  • trying to do something or go somewhere very quickly

Example sentences

  • I was in such a rush I forgot to turn off the iron and had to go back home so I was really late for work this morning.
  • I hate living in the city. Everyone is always in a rush here.  It's stressful.
  • I'm sorry to be in a rush, but could you have the copies made by 3:00 pm this afternoon?
  • I hate going out during lunch hour. Everybody is in such a rush to get their food.
  • Do you think you could call another cashier? We're in a rush and need to get out of here.
  • Whenever you're in a rush you forget something.
  • What's the quickest item on the menu for you to prepare? We're in a rush and need to finish the meal within the next 20 minutes.
  • Slow down. Eating in a rush like that is going to cause indigestion.
  • You can tell that whoever made the sandwiches were in a rush.  Half of them are missing mayonnaise and lettuce. 


  • in a hurry
  • pressed for time

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