race/work against time

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Definition of race/work against time

: to do something quickly because one has only a small amount of time We're working against time to finish this book. They raced against time to get her to the hospital.

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“Race/work against time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, http://www.tvthemovie.com/dictionary/race/work%20against%20time. Accessed 14 Feb. 2020.

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