hurry up (with something)


hurry up (with something)
ˌhurry ˈup (with sth) derived
to do sth more quickly because there is not much time

I wish the bus would hurry up and come.

Hurry up! We're going to be late.

Hurry up with the scissors. I need them.

Main entry:hurryderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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