need yesterday

need (something) yesterday

To need, require, or desire something very urgently or as soon as possible. James, I need those expense reports yesterday! We can't start the meeting without them! I had a look at your car. Its engine needs a total overhaul, like, yesterday.
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need something yesterday

Inf. to require something in a very big hurry. Yes, I'm in a hurry! I need it yesterday! When do I need it? Now! Now! No, I need it yesterday!
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A P20-billion project to install 12,000 closed-circuit television cameras all over Metro Manila (and Davao City) looks like the kind of modern technology we need yesterday.
BY SARAH SCOTT A DEDICATED paramedic trudged a mile through the snow to get to a patient in need yesterday.
To most of us who take even a passing interest in politics, it did not need yesterday's disastrous local election results for Mr Corbyn's lack of prospects to be confirmed.
Volk suggests, "You don't need yesterday; today, you will try to be better.
A CHILDREN'S charity that gives support to children who have cerebral palsy had a hairraising time for Children in Need yesterday.
TV and radio presenter Katie Derham is still starring in BBC dance show Strictly but kept one eye on Children in Need yesterday as she posed with Pudsey
The Welsh Rugby Union felt the need yesterday afternoon to issue a clarifying statement explaining the course of events behind what must rank as one of the shortest Lions tours in history.
The Prince of Wales stressed the need yesterday for more affordable housing in rural Britain.
LITTLE Abigail Edgar got into the swing of a record-breaking Children In Need yesterday with a face covered in paint and her own Pudsey Bear biscuit.
HIGH KICKERS: Fitness fans took part in a sponsored skip-a-thon,in aid of Children in Need yesterday,at Thornton Hall Country Health Club, in Thornton Hough,Wirral, from 10 am to 4pm.
But Rich, who trains at Usk, near Chepstow, had reason to be cautious about Haydens Field's prospects, as his stable has been hit by a virus in recent months and he was worried that his horse might just still need yesterday's race because of the layoff.
While there was never going to be any need yesterday for the same sort of cyclonic performance that saw off Louis Van Gaal's Dutch side last month, Keane was still able to pull the strings as he let those around him round off he group in style.
SHE'S used to helping serve aces rather than coffee but Judy Murray swapped coaching for cappuccino when she visited River City for Children In Need yesterday.
"I was looking forward to getting involved with the rest of the lads but I guess it wasn't meant to be." The Welsh Rugby Union felt the need yesterday afternoon to issue a clarifying statement explaining the course of events behind what must rank as one of the shortest Lions tours in history.