pressed for time

pressed for time
in a hurry, without spare time.

So as neither of them were particularly pressed for time, as it happened, and the temperature refreshing since it cleared up after the recent visitation of Jupiter Pluvius, they dandered along past by where the empty vehicle was waiting without a fare or a jarvey

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  • pressed for time — If you are pressed for time, you are in a hurry or working against a very tight schedule …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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  • pressed for time — without much time, running out of time, in a hurry …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • be pressed for — you shouldn t schedule an interview when you are pressed for time Syn: have too little, be short of, have insufficient, lack, be lacking (in), be deficient in, need, be/stand in need of; informal be strapped for …   Thesaurus of popular words

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