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against time

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  1. against timeadverb

    urgently, against the clock

  2. against timeadjective

    Measured relative to a deadline rather than a competitor.

    urgently, against the clock

Princeton's WordNet

  1. against the clock, against timeadverb

    as fast as possible; before a deadline

    "it was a race against the clock"

    against the clock

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  1. Getty Images:

    In speed skating, we fight against time, not against an opponent, it was purely an emotional reaction.

  2. Bruce Aylward:

    We run out of cash in mid-February, that is four or five months before that virus is going to stop in a best-case scenario, so it is a bit of a race against time right now.

  3. Marc Flajolet:

    We know very well the expression ‘Time is money,’ i think in research it’s true as well, but I think in research it’s really the other way around— money is time. Really the more money we have, the more time we can save. And in this case, when we are racing against time for this disease, I think obviously the more money we have, the more we can do.

  4. Karim Raslan:

    The transition of power in Malaysia will be like water finding a new level, these things won't be resolved quickly, it will be a race against time as the two grand old men of Malaysian politics - Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim - struggle to assert themselves.

  5. Rafael Cortez:

    There is a vicious cycle in which political paralysis feeds the economic downturn that reinforces the political crisis, they are running against time, as unemployment data show. The sooner the impeachment vote happens, the higher the chances for the government are.


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