race around(redirected from raced 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!
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.
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.