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rattle through sth

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with rattle   /ˈræt.l̩/ us    /ˈræt̬-/
to do or say something very quickly: I'm going to rattle through my work today so that I can go home early. He rattled through the list of countries he had visited.
Translations of “rattle through sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速完成, 匆匆做完(或講完)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速完成, 匆匆做完(或讲完)…
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