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English definition of “a race against time/the clock”

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a race against time/the clock

a situation in which something has to be done very quickly: It's a race against time to get the building finished before the rainy season sets in.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
Translations of “a race against time/the clock”
in Russian гонка со временем, срочная работа…
in Turkish zamana/saate karşı yarış…
in Polish wyścig z czasem…
(Definition of a race against time/the clock from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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