race around

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race around

To go from place to place in a very hurried or frantic manner. I've been racing around all day running errands—I just want to sit down for a minute by myself! Would you quit racing around like that? You're going to break something!
See also: around, race

race around (after someone or something)

to rush here and there to find or fetch someone or something. I had to race around after Tom. I couldn't seem to catch up to him. I wish I could find the dog without having to race around all over the neighborhood.
See also: around, race

race around

to run or move around in a great hurry. Stop racing around and calm down! I have been racing around all morning, trying to get some things done.
See also: around, race