Bedeutung von "firefighting" - als Fremdsprache


noun [ U ] uk us /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ/

the time and effort that someone uses to deal with problems at work that need to be dealt with quickly, instead of dealing with their ordinary business:

I seem to be so busy firefighting that I never have time to do routine jobs.

(Definition von "firefighting" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)