With utmost speed, so as to finish by a specified time: he was working against time
More example sentences
- For a man so fond of speed, racing against time was probably a game that this Bollywood actor had no difficulty mastering.
- She now faces a desperate race against time to raise about $5,000 to try to bring her son home to York.
- Rescuers were racing against time last night to haul up a mini-submarine stuck 190 metres underwater near the Pacific coast before the seven sailors on board run out of air.
Definition of against time in:
- The US English dictionary