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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!
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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.
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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.
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Maggie has become a muchloved character around the park as she races around to find her plastic treasure.
They will be getting behind the wheel of the new 488 Challenge for two adrenalin-filled races around the 5.065 km unique track located near the harborside.
Through the partnership, ShoreTel will provide its industry-leading unified communications solutions across the full breadth of the Williams organisation, including the Formula One team and Williams Advanced Engineering, as well as integrating communications within the team s on-track activities at races around the world.
This week, with The Response just a few days away, Evan, Ross, Reeve and Ben discuss the upcoming prayer rally and how political races around the state - like the already-underway battle for lieutenant governor - are shaping up.
"Ryan is an issue in Congressional races around the country.
Chitty, with registration number GEN11, has since been seen by thousands of fans and spent more than 30 years competing in charity races around the country.
I understand Philip is the son of Geoff Kirby, who was one of the best greyhound trainers in Britain and won hundreds of races around the northern tracks.
He also made several television appearances in adventure races around the world.
The program provides visits to LeMans and IRE races around the country to recently wounded veterans.
His target is to finish all three races around the high-speed Leicestershire track in the top six.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and its affiliated Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) failed to report millions in taxable spending from 2000 to 2004 intended to influence state-level attorney general and supreme court races and federal races around the country, according to a Public Citizen complaint filed in October with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Seconds later, the need for serious safety equipment is clear: Rolling on only the small wheels of his in-line skates, Kahlert races around a track at more than 90 kilometers (56 miles) an hour.
Catholic News Service reported that Rooney and his wife in 2004 "contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to political campaigns for Republicans, including Bush and candidates for House and Senate races around the country." Rooney donated and raised so much money he qualified as a "Super Ranger," a small class of elite donors who raised at least $300,000 for the Republican Party.
The League's Judicial Independence Project, partnered with Justice at Stake, monitored 2004 state Supreme Court races around the country.
Alan Cooper, racing manager to owners the Niarchos family said: "Bago's objectives during the early part of the season will be European races around 10 furlongs like the Prix Ganay, the Prince Of Wales's Stakes and the Eclipse.