a race against time

(a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time.) karštligiškas skubėjimas

English-Lithuanian dictionary. 2013.

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  • race against time — {v. phr.} To be in a great hurry to finish a given project by a specified deadline. * /The workers were racing against time to finish the campus modernization project./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • race against time — {v. phr.} To be in a great hurry to finish a given project by a specified deadline. * /The workers were racing against time to finish the campus modernization project./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Race Against Time — may refer to:Literature* Race Against Time (Nancy Drew), two different Nancy Drew books, one in the Nancy Drew mystery series, and another in Nancy Drew Girl Detective series* Race Against Time (novel series), an action adventure juvenille series …   Wikipedia

  • race against time clock — race against time/the clock a race against time/the clock an attempt to do something very quickly because there is only a short time in which it can be done. Rescuers were racing against time last night to reach the four divers, trapped 200 feet… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Race Against Time (novel series) — Race Against Time is a series of juvenille action/adventure books published from 1984 to 1985, by an author listed only as J. J. Fortune.Most of the action are narrated through a young New York teen named Stephen Lane, who is a movie buff, who… …   Wikipedia

  • Race Against Time (Lewis) — Infobox Book name = Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS Ravaged Africa author = Stephen Lewis cover artist = country = Canada language = English series = CBC Massey Lectures genre = Non fiction publisher = House of Anansi Press pub date …   Wikipedia

  • race against time —    When someone is in a race against time, they have to work very quickly in order to do or finish something before a certain time.     It was a race against time to get everything ready for the inauguration …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Race Against Time (Nancy Drew) — Infobox Book name = Nancy Drew: Race Against Time author = Carolyn Keene country = United States language = English series = Nancy Drew stories genre = Detective, Mystery novel publisher = Grosset Dunlap pub date = media type = Print (Hardback… …   Wikipedia

  • race\ against\ time — v. phr. To be in a great hurry to finish a given project by a specified deadline. The workers were racing against time to finish the campus modernization project …   Словарь американских идиом

  • (a) race against time — a race against time phrase a situation in which someone must do or finish something very quickly because they only have a limited amount of time to do it With only two days before the election, they find themselves in a race against time.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) race against time — an attempt to do something when there is little time to do it. It was a race against time as staff members tried to keep the struggling company open. Usage notes: sometimes used as a verb phrase: The villagers raced against time to protect their… …   New idioms dictionary

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