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English definition of “trot”

trot

verb (HURRY)    /trɒt/ US  /trɑːt/ (-tt-)
[I usually + adv/prep] informal When people trot somewhere, they go there in a quick or busy way: She left her purse on the counter, so I had to trot down the street after her. "I'm in a bit of a rush. I'll give you a ring," said James, and off he trotted. Although she retired from politics five years ago, she still trots around the globe, giving speeches and meeting world leaders. → See also globetrotterMoving quickly [I + adv/prep] to speak or do something too quickly: She was rather nervous and trotted through her speech a bit too quickly.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of trot verb (HURRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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