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English definition of “rush”


verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (GO/DO QUICKLY)    /rʌʃ/
B2 to ( cause to) go or do something very quickly : Whenever I see him, he seems to be rushing (about/around). I rushed up the stairs /to the office /to find a phone . When she turned it upside down the water rushed out. [+ to infinitive] We shouldn't rush to blame them. You can't rush a job like this. The emergency legislation was rushed through Parliament in a morning . Don't rush me! The United Nations has rushed medical aid and food to the famine zone . He rushed the children off to school so they wouldn't be late.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeMoving quickly
(Definition of rush verb (GO/DO QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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