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Rush along   /rəʃ əlˈɔŋ/   Listen
Rush along

verb
1.
Move fast.  Synonyms: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, speed, step on it.  "The cars raced down the street"






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"Rush along" Quotes from Famous Books



... with you, chickens, but I'm late for an appointment as it is. I must rush along. Now, mind you, stay here half an hour, Delia, and sit down. You're no trouble at all, and Madame Nicola knows who I am—if she remembers. I sprayed her throat once, if I'm not mistaken—she was on a tour, ...
— While Caroline Was Growing • Josephine Daskam Bacon

... a little ivory ball out of one of the pockets before setting the wheel in motion. Then, as it began to revolve, with a deft turn of the wrist he launched the ball in a whizzing rush along a narrow shelf inside the rosewood rim, and in a direction contrary to the whirl of ...
— The Guests Of Hercules • C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

... understand, dear, there is a sacred place in my soul, and I just do believe it is in all women's souls if they dared to say so—that no one, not even a husband, has a right to claim. It is hers and—God's. But men don't know, and some don't care—and they just rush along and take and take, never counting what it may cost—and they make laws to help them when they might fail without, and—well, Aunt Polly, it is hard to stand all alone in the world. I think the really happy women are those who don't know what I mean, or those that have loved enough, loved a man true ...
— At the Crossroads • Harriet T. Comstock

... now, but the lamps were lighted, and Clem seemed quite sure of his way. In spite of feeling rather unhappy about Peterkin, I was enjoying myself a little. I did not think it possible that he was really badly lost, and it was very exciting to rush along the streets after dark like this, and then I could not help fancying how triumphant we should feel if we actually ...
— Peterkin • Mary Louisa Molesworth

... three wanderers seated themselves in the neighbourhood of the Dummburg. The night was already far advanced. The moon gleamed faintly through the chasing clouds. All around was still. Suddenly they heard something rush along over their heads. They looked up, and an immense ...
— Folk-lore and Legends: German • Anonymous

... plant food; indeed it is they that bring about the changes observed in the experiments of Chap. VI. Occasionally you would see a very strange sight indeed—a great snake-like creature, over three miles long and nearly half a mile round, would rush along devouring everything before it and leave behind it a great tunnel down which a mighty river would suddenly pour, and what do you think it would be? What you now call an earthworm and think is four inches long, going through the soil leaving its burrow along which a drop ...
— Lessons on Soil • E. J. Russell

... read a novel," his thought came, "and drama always bored me, but I must confess to a weakness for poetry. I love to read it aloud, to throw myself into a heroic ballad and rush along, spouting grand phrases as though they were my own and feeling for a moment as though I were really striding the streets of ancient Rome, pushing west on the American frontier or venturing out into ...
— The Passenger • Kenneth Harmon



Words linked to "Rush along" :   barge, go, dash, tear, move, flash, buck, thrust ahead, scoot, scud, travel, dart, push forward, shoot down, shoot, linger, locomote, charge



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