be pressed for

be pressed for

you shouldn't schedule an interview when you are pressed for time

Syn:
have too little, be short of, have insufficient, lack, be lacking (in), be deficient in, need, be/stand in need of; informal be strapped for

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  • pressed for time — If you are pressed for time, you are in a hurry or working against a very tight schedule …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pressed for time —    If you are pressed for time, you are in a hurry or working against a very tight schedule.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you are pressed for time, you have hardly enough time to do something, so you must hurry.     Sorry, I can t… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • pressed for time — adjective in a hurry, without spare time. So as neither of them were particularly pressed for time, as it happened, and the temperature refreshing since it cleared up after the recent visitation of Jupiter Pluvius, they dandered along past by… …   Wiktionary

  • pressed for time — have barely enough time He was pressed for time so I didn t have a chance to speak to him …   Idioms and examples

  • pressed for time — feeling that you have to hurry and are late. I was pressed for time to finish my business and catch my plane …   New idioms dictionary

  • be pressed for — be stressed for , be in need of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be pressed for — HAVE TOO LITTLE, be short of, have insufficient, lack, be lacking (in), be deficient in, need, be/stand in need of; informal be strapped for. → press …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressed for time — without much time, running out of time, in a hurry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pressed — [ prest ] adjective in a difficult situation because you do not have enough time, money, or other things you need: She said she could teach the French class if we were really pressed. There is no possibility of salary increases, especially when… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pressed — [prest] adj be pressed for time/money etc to not have enough time, money etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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