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They also want the administration to hurry up and decide how it plans to go after the group, both in Iraq and in Syria.

The public is demanding the resignation of the members who called out, “Hey you, should hurry up and get married!”

I began to hunt among the piles of canvases, saying, “Hurry up, Tess, and get ready; we must take advantage of the morning light.”

Kanye returns to this theme on “I am a God” from his latest record Yeezus, where he raps, “Hurry up with my damn Croissants.”

And then friends told me I was already too late to apply for preschool for my son and needed to hurry up and get on the list.

By means of his time-piece the guard could check the progress of the mail, and could hurry up the driver on an occasion.

Word was passed on from our rear that runners had been sent to hurry up Colonel Christian and his two hundred men.

From the outset we've been kicked by phrases such as, if you don't hurry up we will have to "reconsider the position," etc., etc.

He says he's lookin' forward to th' day whin th' tillyphone will ring an' he'll hear a voice sayin': 'Hurry up over to Hinnissy's.

"She's telling the villain to hurry up or she won't wait for him," explains the captain, who understands Burmese.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hurry-up, such as: acute, compelling, critical, crucial, demanding, and dire.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.