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hurry (sb/sth) up

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with hurry   /ˈhʌr.i/ us    /ˈhɝː-/
B1 to move or do things more quickly than normal or to make someone do this: Hurry up or we'll miss the train. Could you hurry the children up, or their dinner will get cold.hurry up and do sth to do something very soon: All I wanted was for those people to hurry up and leave.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (使)加快…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)加快…
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