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hurry (someone or something) along

To urge someone or something to move at a faster pace. I hate going to museums with Paul because he just hurries me along through all of the exhibits. Good luck hurrying this phone call along—your mother can talk for hours!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hurry someone or something along

to make someone or something go faster. Go hurry your mother along. We're almost late. Why don't you hurry the meeting along?
See also: hurry
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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