Being in a hurry idioms

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Now listen to the idioms in context and to hear the proper pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Jessica:Mary, you seem to be in a hurry. Is there anything I can help you with?
Mary:Oh, no, I am just running late for the meeting with my next client. With this new service rolling out, I find it difficult to manage my time.
Jessica:I can’t even imagine how you handle it. I mean, I am racing against the clock to meet the deadline for the quarterly report while other stuff is just piling up on my desk.
Mary:I think everyone in the office is pressed for time now. All documentation has to be in place before the end of the fiscal year.
Jessica:That’s true, I’d better get a move on with the emails. It’s going to be noon before I even know it.
Mary:All right, I’ll catch up with you later. Have to run because time is ticking away.
Jessica: We’d better get cracking, I’ll talk to you later.

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Being in a hurry idioms

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