From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhurryhur‧ry1 /ˈhʌri $ ˈhɜːri/ ●●●S3W3 verb (hurried, hurrying, hurries)1[intransitive, transitive]HURRY to do something or go somewhere more quickly than usual, especially because there is not much time syn rushIf we hurry, we’ll get there in time.I hate having to hurry a meal.We’ll have to hurry, otherwise we’ll miss the start.There’s no need to hurry. We’ve got plenty of time.hurry to do somethingThey were hurrying to catch their train.hurry through/along/down etcShe hurried down the corridor as fast as she could.hurry afterJohn hurried after his girlfriend.2[transitive]HURRY to make someone do something more quickly syn rushDon’t hurry me. I’m doing this as fast as I can.hurry somebody into (doing) somethingShe doesn’t want to be hurried into making a decision.3[transitive always + adverb/preposition]FAST/QUICK to take someone or something quickly to a place syn rushhurry something to/through/across etc somethingEmergency supplies have been hurried to the areas worst hit by the famine.THESAURUShurry to go somewhere or do something more quickly than usual, for example because you are late or you must finish something soonIf you don’t hurry, you’ll miss the bus.We have plenty of time. There’s no need to hurry.rush to go somewhere very quickly, or to do something too quickly and without thinking carefully enoughEveryone rushed out into the street to see what was happening.Try to answer the questions calmly, without rushing.A police car rushed past.dash to go somewhere very quickly, especially because there is something important or urgent you must doI’ve got to dash to the shops to get some more milk.She had to dash off and get the kids from school.in a hurry/in a rush doing something quickly because you do not have much time, usually with the result that you make mistakesShe had left in a hurry, and forgotten her passport.I had to choose a present for her in a rush.get a move on/get moving informal to start to do something or go somewhere more quickly than beforeGet a move on – it’s already 8 o'clock!I think we’d better get moving, it’s only five minutes to boarding time.get cracking informal to start working quicklyIt’s time you got cracking with your homework.When Alfie arrives we’ll get cracking moving the furniture.
hurry• Habibi was an impatienthorse and was always in a hurry to do everything before she was even asked.• The Bears will have to find cohesion in a hurry.• The Raiders packed up their victory and left in a hurry.• Cars went past in a hurry to somewhere.• But she made it to daylight in one hell of a hurry.• What are they in such a hurry for?• He raised the gun and without hurry brought it down upon my skull.