make haste

make haste
phrasal

members of the committee make haste to tell her how glad they are — Agnes M. Miall

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make haste
To hasten
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Main Entry:haste

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make haste phrase
an old expression meaning to hurry in order to do something
Thesaurus: to hurry, or to make someone hurrysynonym
Main entry: haste

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I make haste to seal this

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make haste
old-fashioned : to move, act, or go quickly :hurry

“You will be too late, if you do not make haste.” ‒Jane Austen, Persuasion (1817)

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Main Entry:haste

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  • make\ haste — v. phr. To move fast; hurry. Rarely used in speaking. The dog wriggled into one end of the hollow log, and the rabbit made haste to get out the other end. Mary saw that she had hurt Jane s feelings, and made haste to say she was sorry. Compare:… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make haste — Synonyms and related words: bolt, bundle, bustle, career, chase, crowd, dart, dash, dash off, dash on, double time, festinate, fling, get going, get moving, haste, hasten, hie, hump, hump it, hurry, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry scurry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • make haste — dated hurry; hasten. → haste …   English new terms dictionary

  • To make haste — Haste Haste (h[=a]st), n. [OE. hast; akin to D. haast, G., Dan., Sw., & OFries. hast, cf. OF. haste, F. h[^a]te (of German origin); all perh. fr. the root of E. hate in a earlier sense of, to pursue. See {Hate}.] 1. Celerity of motion; speed;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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