no time to lose

no time to lose

A phrase said in situations that require immediate and/or fast action. You need to get to the hospital—there's no time to lose! Speed up, guys, we have no time to lose if we want to make this flight!
See also: lose, time

there’s no time to ˈlose

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there’s no time to be ˈlost

(saying) you must act quickly: Come on, there’s no time to lose! The plane leaves in half an hour!
See also: lose, time