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quick march

1. noun A very quick or brisk walk. But it was no quick march for the celebrity, who made a point of shaking the hands of as many fans as he could.
2. verb To walk very quickly or briskly. A reference to military marching. Often issued as a command. Police are pursuing a suspect who was seen quick marching away from the scene of the crime. Come on, now, quick march! It's starting to rain.
See also: march, quick

ˌquick ˈmarch

used for telling somebody to walk faster: Come on! Quick march or we’ll miss the bus.
‘Quick march’ is also a command given to soldiers.
See also: march, quick
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No sooner did the Buddhists have had their temples burnt and their houses gutted our political leaders went on a quick march to blame their opponents.
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The contingents marched to the tune of Colonel Bogey Quick March played by the school band comprising 25 students trained by Permanand the band master.
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101 was followed by Donohoe's almost boogiewoogie approach to the no-nonsense quick march, and the interesting unearthing of a polka-like subtext during the rigours of the concluding fugue.
On the parade ground, the soldier, unversed in English, automatically obeys orders like "fall in "fall out," "quick march," and "double time," with precision and alacrity.
QUICK MARCH: Children on a visit to Warwick's Lord Leycester Hospital.
QUICK MARCH to a successful backing of our Forces personnel serving overseas.
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If you've been feeling the pace, the Moon's quick march through a tender area urges you to take some time out - if you can.
Here Henry V rubs shoulders with von Hindenburg, Boudicca is within sword's reach of Braddock and Yamamoto is only a quick march to Zhukov.
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