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 Meanings and Examples of HURRY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hurry
 v.  move very fast
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Hurry, hurry, hurry," it seemed to say, "or you'll be late.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 5
2  He'll have to hurry, or he won't have time to change.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
3  She came bounding down again in a great hurry, opened a battered and mangy old hair trunk, found it empty, and looked round with her hands clasped and her face full of terror.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
4  She had made the slightest action possible, as if she would have risen in a hurry and gone away.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
5  I told him to hurry there, and tell his name, and ask Mr. Sleary to hide him till I came.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
6  "The monk hath some fair penitent to shrive to-night, that he is in such a hurry to depart," said De Bracy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
7  They continued to hurry him along, travelling at a very rapid rate, until, at the end of an avenue of huge trees, arose Torquilstone, now the hoary and ancient castle of Reginald Front-de-Boeuf.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
8  But if you are enjoying it, don't hurry home.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
9  I am of a cautious temper, and unwilling to risk my happiness in a hurry.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
10  Fanny's answer was extremely civil, and Edmund added his conviction that she could be in no hurry.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
11  You need not hurry when the object is only to prevent my saying a bon mot, for there is not the least wit in my nature.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
12  And in a lower tone to Fanny, "I shall have only a desolate house to hurry from."
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  I know now to whom it must relate, and am in no hurry for the rest.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
14  You cannot think I mean to hurry you," said he, in an undervoice, perceiving the amazing trepidation with which she made up the note, "you cannot think I have any such object.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
15  Her son answered cheerfully, telling her that everything was always for the best; and making light of his own inconvenience in being obliged to hurry away so soon.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
16  Do not worry if I scurry from the grill room in a hurry.
17  When a sharp hiss made her draw back in a hurry: a large pigeon had flown into her face, and was beating her violently with its wings.
18  "Once upon a time there were three little sisters," the Dormouse began in a great hurry; "and their names were Elsie, Lacie, and Tillie; and they lived at the bottom of a well--"
19  As we re-entered the carriage, and I sat back feverish and fagged, I remembered what, in the hurry of events, dark and bright, I had wholly forgotten -- the letter of my uncle, John Eyre.
20  He came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came.
21  "Come slow; push the door open yourself -- just enough to squeeze in, d' you hear?" I didn't hurry; I couldn't if I'd a wanted to.
22  She hurried to answer the knock at the door.
23  On hearing that her husband was ill, she balled of that work and hurried back home.
24  We dumped our bags at the nearby Grand Hotel and hurried towards the market.
25  I'm sorry this is such a hurried note.
26  Before we sat down, she hurried and dusted off each of the chairs.
27  She at once took up the little golden key and hurried off to the garden door.
28  It was talking in a hurried nervous manner, smiling at everything that was said, and went by without noticing her.
29  Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
30  Before her was another long passage, and the White Rabbit was still in sight, hurrying down it.