Translation: from spanish

racing against the clock

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  • against the clock — adverb as fast as possible; before a deadline it was a race against the clock • Syn: ↑against time * * * against the clock 1 : in order to do or finish something before a particular time On our last project, we were working/racing against the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • race against the clock — in sport, if people race against the clock, they try to race faster than a particular time instead of racing against other people. In time trials, cyclists race against the clock …   New idioms dictionary

  • race against the 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 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

  • Racing video game — Racing game redirects here. For the type of board game, see race game …   Wikipedia

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  • clock — clock1 W3S2 [klɔk US kla:k] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: clocke bell, clock , from Medieval Latin clocca bell , from a Celtic language] 1.) an instrument that shows what time it is, in a room or outside on a building ▪ The clock on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Racing game — * Many board games can be said to be racing games, such as Snakes and Ladders, Cribbage, or Formula Dé. (see race game) * There are also toys made for racing, like slot cars and radio controlled cars.One of the more common uses of the term racing …   Wikipedia

  • against time — adverb as fast as possible; before a deadline it was a race against the clock • Syn: ↑against the clock * * * adverb 1. : in an attempt to approach, equal, or surpass a record or a previously recorded time they raced, not against each other, but …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Racing — A race is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock. The competitors in a race try to complete a given task in the shortest amount of time. Typically this involves traversing some distance, but it can be any other… …   Wikipedia


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