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Meaning of “on the hoof” in the English Dictionary

"on the hoof" in British English

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on the hoof

UK informal If you do something on the hoof, you do it while you are ​moving about or doing something ​else, often without giving it the ​attention it ​deserves: I've got a ​meetingdowntown in 20 ​minutes so I'll have ​lunch on the hoof.
(Definition of on the hoof from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the hoof”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺便, 草草地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 順便, 草草地…
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