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To be against the clock

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To be against the clock means to be in a rush and short on time.

Sample Usage

1. The manager was running against the clock in preparing for the VIP's arrival.

2. The 2010 Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee India was racing against the clock to complete all the facilities on time.

3. The hockey team was racing against the clock to even the score against their opponents.

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