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  • as inrush
  • as infinish
  • as inhurry

synonyms for make short work of

  • barrel
  • bolt
  • break
  • charge
  • chase
  • dash
  • dispatch
  • fly
  • hustle
  • press
  • push
  • run
  • scramble
  • scurry
  • shoot
  • sprint
  • zip
  • accelerate
  • career
  • course
  • dart
  • expedite
  • fleet
  • fling
  • flit
  • haste
  • hasten
  • hotfoot
  • quicken
  • race
  • roll
  • scud
  • streak
  • surge
  • tear
  • whiz
  • zoom
  • fire up
  • get cracking
  • get the lead out
  • go like lightning
  • hurry up
  • lose no time
  • make haste
  • shake a leg
  • speed up
  • step on gas
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antonyms for make short work of

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  • dawdle
  • hide
  • obey
  • pull
  • retreat
  • slow
  • stay
  • wait
  • walk
  • decelerate
  • hinder
  • retard
  • guard
  • protect
  • bear
  • save
  • maintain
  • keep
  • overlook
  • initiate
  • leave
  • forget
  • open
  • continue
  • introduce
  • start
  • begin
  • give up
  • neglect
  • miss
  • lose
  • fail
  • create
  • store
  • set up
  • schedule
  • ignore
  • disregard
  • unsettle
  • commence
  • destroy
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How to use make short work of in a sentence

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
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She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
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Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
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Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
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With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.
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It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
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In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.
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Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
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