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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