in great haste

in great haste

very fast; in a big hurry. John always did his homework in great haste. Why not take time and do it right? Don't do everything in great haste.
See also: great, haste
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Imran is in great haste in staging sit ins because he has to go abroad to enjoy vacations, Information minister held.
Those determined to use the more compact site seem to be in great haste to have it passed before we have time to decide what's best.
Mr Carney acknowledged there had been inaccuracies in the original accounts of the raid given by US offi-cials, saying they had given "a great deal of information in great haste".
Frustrated, Bonehead and Clumsy departed in great haste.
The "John Doe" loophole, however, clearly demonstrates the need for future debate on the Patriot Act, which was passed in great haste in a time of great stress.
Chief Inspector of Prisons, Anne Owers, said the drug scheme had been set up "in great haste" at Styal's Waite wing, and it had impacted on the rest of the jail.
But the Chief Inspector of Prisons, Anne Owers, said the drug scheme had been set up "in great haste" and it had impacted on the rest of the jail.
The scientists, working in great haste and total secrecy, first transferred hundreds of tons of anthrax bacteria--enough to destroy the world's people many times over--into giant stainless-steel canisters.