rush for (someone or something)

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rush for (someone or something)

1. To move toward someone or something in a hasty or frantic manner. It always amuses me how people rush for the gates to board a plane when we've all been assigned a seat already. Security guards rushed for the gunman as he fired a shot at the senator.
2. To attempt to accomplish, achieve, or obtain something in a hasty or frantic manner. You can tell they were rushing for a holiday release, because this product clearly didn't have enough time to have all the problems worked out. You keep rushing for kids and a house of your own, but I think you should take the time to enjoy this period of freedom in your life.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

rush for something

to hurry to something. All the people rushed for the exits when the game was over. We rushed for the picnic tables as soon as they said that lunch was ready.
See also: for, rush
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Burncoat 21, Worcester Tech 12: Nick Vilaivanh rushed for 100 yards and returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for the Patriots (1-1) over the host Eagles (1-1) at Foley Stadium.
Groton-Dunstable 34, Maynard 0: Senior quarterback Ryan Vultaggio rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown and completed 3 of 4 passes for 57 yards and another score to lead the visiting Crusaders.
Central Linn 22, Toledo 16: Mark LaCoste rushed for 67 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner with 9:26 remaining, to lead the Cobras to the road victory over the Boomers.
The Bruins were among the national leaders after they rushed for 266 yards against Houston, 264 in the win over Texas and 437 - repeat, 437 - against Washington State.
Siuslaw 19, Hidden Valley 12: Sonny Tupua rushed for 183 yards and two scores for the Vikings, who trailed 6-0 at halftime but rallied for the win.
PLEASANT HILL - James Gaughan rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 94 yards and two more scores to lead Pleasant Hill to a 48-19 win over Harrisburg in a PacWest Conference game on Friday night.
Crow 16, Riddle 14: Riley Engel rushed for 100 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter as the Cougars improved to 3-2 in league play.
Shelby Brown rushed for 105 yards and kicked a 20-yard field goal in the second quarter for Junction City's lone score.