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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrushedrushed /rʌʃt/ adjective  1 HURRYdone very quickly or too quickly, because there was not enough time We did have a meeting, but it was a bit rushed.2 British English if you are rushed, you are very busy because you have a lot of things to do quickly I’ll talk to you later – I’m a bit rushed at the moment. I’ve been rushed off my feet (=extremely busy) all day.
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rushedThe actors performances were needlessly rushed.It may have to be less if we are rushed.I hope that Opposition Members accept that were we to attempt a rushed account this evening it would of necessity be incomplete.The restaurant's service was rushed and impersonal.Although conducted with reverence and not rushed, it was still completed very quickly.Their wedding, mercifully, had been the sort of rushed job that Karen was busy despising.But in our rushed, modern lifestyle we often rely on convenience foods and snacks which may be lacking in proper nutrition.Of course the importance of a high quality of case recording is clearly recognised but a rushed volunteer might leave gaps in case recording.People have complained that the doctors seem rushed, with too many patients to see in a day.rushed off ... feetBus managers were expecting to be rushed off their feet.He was in livery, and told me he was rushed off his feet.There had been lots of problems, and they were rushed off their feet.We're rushed off of our feet.We have people in to help and we're still rushed off our feet.We were rushed off our feet yesterday.
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