in a hurry

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in a hurry

  1. (adjectival) Rushed, hurried; short of time.
    I can’t stop now. I'm in rather a hurry.
  2. (adverbial) In a hurried manner.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although it is not comparable, hurry can be qualified using in a great hurry, in more of a hurry, etc.

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