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be in a tearing hurry

UK old-fashioned
to be going somewhere very quickly, usually because you are late
Translations of “be in a tearing hurry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙趕路…
in Chinese (Simplified) 急匆匆赶路…
(Definition of be in a tearing hurry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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