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against time

Definition of against time in English:

With utmost speed, so as to finish by a specified time: he was working against time
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  • 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.
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