against time/the clock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “against time/the clock” in the English Dictionary

"against time/the clock" in British English

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against time/the clock

If you do something against ​time/the ​clock, you do it as ​fast as ​possible and ​try to ​finish it before a ​certaintime: It was a ​realrace against ​time to get all the ​costumessewn for the ​play.
(Definition of against time/the clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “against time/the clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为了如期完成而)争分夺秒,加快工作,抢时间…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為了如期完成而)爭分奪秒,加快工作,搶時間…
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“against time/the clock” in British English

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