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English definition of “against the clock”

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against the clock

before a particular time, or within the allowed time: I was racing against the clock, but I finished the test just before the bell.
Translations of “against the clock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶時間,爭分奪秒, 計時(決名次)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢时间,争分夺秒, 计时(决名次)…
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