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English definition of “hurry (sb/sth) up”

hurry (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with hurry     /ˈhʌr.i/ US  /ˈhɝː-/ verb [I or T]
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.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
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