Translation: from english

work against time

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  • against time — ► if you do something against time, you have to work very hard to finish it by the agreed time or date: »We are working against time to get the stadium finished for the opening ceremony. a race/battle/fight against time »The race against time to… …   Financial and business terms

  • work against the clock — to work very fast because you know you only have a limited period of time to do something. Scientists were working against the clock to collect specimens before the volcano erupted again …   New idioms dictionary

  • race against time —    When someone is in a race against time, they have to work very quickly in order to do or finish something before a certain time.     It was a race against time to get everything ready for the inauguration …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Race Against Time (Lewis) — Infobox Book name = Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS Ravaged Africa author = Stephen Lewis cover artist = country = Canada language = English series = CBC Massey Lectures genre = Non fiction publisher = House of Anansi Press pub date …   Wikipedia

  • time — 1 /taIm/ noun TIME 1 (U) something that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using clocks: a machine that can travel through time | The basic unit of time, the second, was redefined in 1967. | time passes/goes by: time goes by so quickly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • time — n. unlimited duration entire period of existence 1) time flies; passes 2) in time (we exist in time and space) unlimited future period 3) time will tell (time will tell if we are right) 4) in time (in time everything will be forgotten) moment… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Time's Up! — is a grassroots environmental group that seeks to promote a more sustainable, less toxic New York City. For 20 years, it has been committed to improving the environment by empowering individuals to become active in their community. In New York… …   Wikipedia

  • Time Squad — From left to right, Buck Tuddrussel, Otto Osworth, and Larry 3000 Genre Science fiction Comedy Format Animated se …   Wikipedia

  • time — [tīm] n. [ME < OE tima, prob. < IE * dī men < base * dā(i) , to part, divide up > TIDE1] I duration; continuance 1. indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every… …   English World dictionary

  • work — work1 W1S1 [wə:k US wə:rk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(do a job for money)¦ 2¦(do your job)¦ 3¦(help)¦ 4¦(do an activity)¦ 5¦(try to achieve something)¦ 6¦(machine/equipment)¦ 7¦(be effective/successful)¦ 8¦(have an effect)¦ 9¦(art/style/literature)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • work — ▪ I. work work 1 [wɜːk ǁ wɜːrk] verb 1. [intransitive] to do a job that you are paid for: • Harry is 78 and still working. • Most of the people I went to school with work in factories. work for • David works for a broadcasting company …   Financial and business terms


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