in a hurry to do something

in a hurry to do something

1. Trying to do something very quickly. We were in a hurry to get the project done before the Christmas vacation.
2. Very eager or impatient to do something. I don't understand why my kids are in such a hurry to be adults—all I want to do is be a kid again! Why are you in such a hurry to see this movie?
See also: hurry, something

in a ˈhurry to do something

impatient to do something: My daughter is in such a hurry to grow up.
See also: hurry, something