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quick march

1. noun A very quick or brisk walk. But it was no quick march for the celebrity, who made a point of shaking the hands of as many fans as he could.
2. verb To walk very quickly or briskly. A reference to military marching, the phrase is often issued as a command. Police are pursuing a suspect who was seen quick marching away from the scene of the crime. Come on, now, quick march! It's starting to rain.
See also: march, quick

ˌquick ˈmarch

used for telling somebody to walk faster: Come on! Quick march or we’ll miss the bus.
‘Quick march’ is also a command given to soldiers.
See also: march, quick
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At two per company the drummers role was that now associated with bugle or whistle calls, to direct the movement of troops in the field with the calls TO ARMS, MARCH, QUICK MARCH and others, with a continual drum roll to order the formation of a square to meet cavalry attack.
The regulation pace for Scottish units is 110 paces per minute on the quick march, and 60 paces per minute for the slow.
Rashid said that PTI's march was a one-day event which would transform into a quick march and added that the work of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) would be increased as a result of the march.
So stand to attention and quick march along to your local theatre this festive season, the Sirens are calling
After the troops under the parade second in command Colonel MWAA Wijesuriya RSP, marched onto the parade grounds to the tune of the regimental quick march 'Highland Laddie', the old colours were uncased.
RIGHT, LEFT, QUICK MARCH Nicola Adams gives Ren Cancan a boxing lesson as she powers to gold THE BLUES Adams is jubilant as she celebrates a history-making win yesterday s* SINGING
LEFT RIGHT - quick march with great pride after a job well done
After a warm-down and a quick march back to base to eat our rations, my boil-in-the-bag Mexican bean feast, which I had gone for on recommendation of the soldiers, tasked like manna from heaven.
One of the more senior guys called me out of the ranks and made me quick march around, shouting 'stop being so sloppy, boy.
With the idea that politics is really about people and some of their strongest emotions despite the field's quick march into methodological alienation, Murley and Sutton (both political science, Rochester Institute of Technology) and their contributors take an interdisciplinary approach as they reflect on leadership, statesmanship, citizenship and marginality.
It's army weekend in the Big Brother house and if you don't know the drill you could be performing a quick march to the cashpoint to replenish your empty wallet.
Replace your cap, take three paces forward, put out your left hand, receive your money, take three paces back, salute smartly - left turn, quick march.
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