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against time

With a quickly approaching time limit: worked against time to deliver the manuscript before the deadline.
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Didier Drogba faces a race against time to be fit for the start of the new season after Chelsea confirmed the Ivory Coast striker underwent groin surgery.
They are called races against time because charity bosses say tackling Aids and HIV in South Africa is a race against time.
ON YOUR MARKS: Bob Geldof's Race Against Time saw 30 million people worldwide run for Sport Aid on this day in 1986
Middlesbrough singer-songwriter Ed Parrish, pictured, was so inspired by seeing Leeds athlete Jane Tomlinson complete the London Marathon she became the subject of his song Race Against Time.
Both are facing a race against time to go to the World Cup, but Morgan is cautiously optimistic he can make it.
The race against time to save the animals from gassing and lethal injection begins in earnest tonight.
This time, I wasn't taking any prisoners and squeezed through a gap to complete my race against time.
Racing against time, observers on the ground are striving to detect the bursting pulsar at other wavelengths.
Published and distributed by SkyZone, and developed by Bight Games, the mobile gamer is transported to the mountainous peaks of "Llama Country" where two feuding brothers do battle in a race against time to keep their llamas safe from thieves and each other
Summary: BP is still racing against time to build a funnel to help contain the busted oil rig which is gushing oil into the Mexican Gulf.
REALITY TV babe Michelle Heaton has revealed she's in a race against time to fulfil her dream of having children.
The jockey faces a race against time to be ready for the Boxing Day feature after suffering a hairline fracture of his collarbone in a schooling accident at Alner's Dorset yard.
The Samaritans from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Los Angeles, are among many Southern California residents who have raced against time to aid pets along the ravaged Gulf Coast.
NATHAN BROUGH is facing a race against time to be fit for the ABA Championships in November after going under the knife on Thursday.
DETECTIVES were in a race against time today to find the four failed suicide bombers who tried to bring more death and destruction to London last week.