pressed for time

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*pressed for time

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Fig. needing time; in a hurry. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~; Seem ~.) If I weren't so pressed for time, I could help you. I can't talk to you. I'm too pushed for time. Can't talk to you now. I'm pressed for time.
See also: press, time

pressed for time

feeling that you have to hurry and are late I was pressed for time to finish my business and catch my plane.
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pressed for time

In a hurry, as in How long will it take? I'm really pressed for time. This idiom uses press in the sense of "subject to pressure," a usage dating from the late 1600s.
See also: press, time

pressed for time

In a hurry; under time pressure.
See also: press, time
References in classic literature ?
Very likely," said Percerin; "I am nearly always pushed for time.
Carers are often pushed for time on errands so being able to park nearby will encourage them to shop local.
TOP TIP: You can always buy shortcrust pastry for these if you're pushed for time
And if you really are pushed for time, they offer a style that can be done in just 15 minutes.
If anyone is pushed for time they could take their life in their hands by overtaking the whole queue, blocking access to the road to Dunsdale.
TIP: Pizza base mix makes for a more authentic bite than pre-made pizza bases but if you're pushed for time, you could use the pre-made kind.
TIP: Pizza base mix makes for a more authentic bite than pre-made pizza bases, but if you're pushed for time, you could use the pre-made kind.
The study also revealed that 70 per cent of those surveyed felt more pushed for time than they did three years ago, meaning the need to stop procrastinating by scrolling through Facebook is greater than ever.
If you are flushed with cash and pushed for time you can buy one.
4 TRY SHORTER WORKOUTS: Frequently, people use the excuse that they don't have enough time to fit in a gym session but even if you're pushed for time, it should still be possible to fit in a workout no matter how short it is.
If you''re really pushed for time, you can leave it plain.
The Clubs renowned chef Antoine Regnault and his team have created delicious menus with carefully thought out options for those that are pushed for time as well as those who would like to network away the day, savoring local organic delicacies.
During the lively and energetic 30-minute hearing, Brand also addressed the MPs as "mate" and, when pushed for time by chairman Keith Vaz, replied: "Time is infinite.
If you're pushed for time you can ring your order through so that your meal is prepared, cooked, and served in time for your arrival Bookings are advised for Sunday Lunch.
We are aware that schools are extremely pushed for time to complete their syllabus for the academic year and have not been able to set aside adequate time for active participation in extracurricular activities.