in a mad rush

in a mad rush

In a wild, frantic hurry to go somewhere or to obtain something. I love watching all the students in a mad rush to get to their classes after the bell. Shoppers across the country are always in a mad rush to pick up products at staggeringly low prices on Black Friday.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

in a mad rush

Fig. in a hurry. I ran around all day today in a mad rush, looking for a present for Bill. Why are you always in a mad rush?
See also: mad, rush
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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