against time

  1. as fast as possible; before a deadline
    it was a race against the clock
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How To Use against time In A Sentence

  • It becomes a race against time to stop the man committing a hideous crime. The Sun
  • The pilot then began a desperate race against time to land the plane before it ran out of fuel.
  • Many of the poems in Lateness use anaphora as a vehicle against time because it allows for sensual expressions of textures.
  • On a typical chart, the price of an instrument is notated (on the y-axis) against time (on the x-axis) in graphic form.
  • ‘Hercules’ boats are constructed with Valmex 1000 gr/m2 and their parts are cold-welded, for more durability against time.
  • It became a race against time once the wreck was exposed to marine life. Times, Sunday Times
  • The astronauts are racing against time to repair the spaceship.
  • From the fact that Newton uses the letter v for the ordinate, it may be inferred that Newton is thinking of the curve as being a graph of velocity against time.
  • It was a race against time to stop people dying from starvation.
  • Plot distance on the vertical Y-axis against time on the horizontal X-axis.
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