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rush off

1. To leave or depart in haste. I'm sorry you have to rush off like that. Hopefully we'll see you again soon! He rushed off after the meeting to catch a flight to New York.
2. To cause, compel, or force one to leave or depart with great haste. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "rush" and "off." The waiter rushed us off the moment we were finished with dessert so that he could make room for the next guests. I really didn't like how they rushed us off the plane like that.
3. To send something in great haste, especially by mail. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "rush" and "off." I'm so sorry you haven't received your order yet—we'll rush a replacement off to you ASAP. We need to rush our tax returns off to the IRS before the deadline.
See also: off, rush

rush something off (to someone or something)

to send something quickly to someone or something. I will rush your order off to you immediately. I need to rush off this package to Walter.
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rush off (from some place)

to hurry away from some place. I'm sorry, but I will have to rush off from this meeting before it's over. Mary had to rush off before the party was over.
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rush off

v.
1. To depart in a hurry: It's too bad you have to rush off right after the movie.
2. To send or transmit something hurriedly: As soon as your payment clears, we'll rush off your package to you. I'm sorry you left your book here; we'll rush it off to you in the mail.
See also: off, rush
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In racing terms, Sheikh Mohammed and his brothers restored to the racing public and the sport the spectacle of top older horses staying in action and racing at four and five, flying in the face of the fashion to rush them off to stud at three, when the sound of grunting in the covering sheds was all but drowned out by the ringing of tills.
Rush them off to the dentists immediately, urge them to wobble harder or try yanking it out yourself?
In return, we give them food, shelter, buy themallmanner of pet products and rush them off to the vet when they are ill.