fight against time

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fight against time

To act quickly to accomplish something in a short amount of time. Jen's going to have to fight against time if she wants to get her story in tomorrow's newspaper—it's almost time to send it to the publisher!
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fight against time

Fig. to hurry to meet a deadline or to do something quickly. The ambulance sped through the city to reach the accident, fighting against time. All the students fought against time to complete the test.
See also: fight, time