in a rush

in a rush

1. adjective Having very little time (to do something or be somewhere); very busy or rushed. Sorry, I'm in a rush. Could we do this interview tomorrow? I wanted to ask my professor about the exam, but I could see she was in a rush.
2. adverb Very quickly, especially more so than is normal. The car left the scene of the crime in a rush. He grabbed the package and then walked out of the office in a rush.
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"Not all consumers can make the creative leap from product to plate, particularly on the spot and in a rush," Beurskens says.
Ferguson come back downstairs like he was in a rush, buttoning the top button on his shirt real tight.