hurry

/ˈhɚri/

  • Verb
  • to move, act, or go quickly
    1. Take your time. There's no need to hurry.
    2. She hurried off to her class.
    3. He hurried after her.
    4. They hurried past us.
    5. Hurry (back) home now.
    6. We hurried through the lesson so that we could finish early.
    7. We'll miss our flight if we don't hurry. = If we don't hurry we'll miss our flight.
    8. If we don't hurry up we'll miss our flight.
    9. Hurry up! We're going to be late!
  • to make (someone) move, act, or go quickly
    1. She hates to be hurried [=rushed] at dinner.
    2. The teacher hurried us through the lesson.
    3. Somebody needs to hurry them up so we can leave.
    4. Could you hurry it up a little please? [=could you please do what you are doing a little more quickly?]
  • to carry or send (someone or something) more quickly than usual
    1. They hurried the children off to bed.
    2. A messenger hurried [=rushed] the package across town.
  • to increase the speed of (something)
    1. He heard the train coming and hurried his pace. [=he began to walk more quickly]
  • to do (something) quickly or too quickly
    1. Don't hurry [=rush] your homework.
    2. The quarterback was forced to hurry his throw.
  • Noun
  • a need to do something more quickly than usual
    1. “Come on, let's go.” “What's the (big) hurry?” [=why do we need to hurry?]
    2. Why the hurry?
    3. Take your time. There's no (great) hurry.
    4. In her hurry to leave she forgot her briefcase.
  • very quickly
    1. The weather got worse in a hurry.
  • feeling a strong need to move, act, or go quickly
    1. He was in too much of a hurry to stop and say hello.
    2. teenagers who are in a (big) hurry to grow up [=who are eager to grow up; who want to grow up quickly]
    3. We're not in a/any hurry. = We're in no hurry. [=we do not need to hurry; we have plenty of time]
    4. It was getting late, but our guests were not in a/any hurry to leave. = Our guests were in no hurry to leave. [=we wanted our guests to leave, but they did not seem to want to leave]
    5. I'm in no (particular/big/great) hurry to go to the dentist.

Những từ liên quan với HURRY

dash, hustle, flurry, rustle, drive, expedition, scurry, jog, hasten, haste, scoot, dispatch