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A person who hurries tries to do things very quickly. 

This word can be used as a verb or as a noun. It’s similar to the word “rush.”

Here are some ways to use the word "hurry" as a verb:

  • We hurried to class because we were afraid of being late.
  • You had better hurry if you don’t want to be late. 
  • I’m hurrying as fast as I can. 
  • There’s no need to hurry. Take your time. 
  • My boss told me not to hurry. 
  • Hurry up! We have to leave. (The word “up” is often used with “hurry.”)
  • Hurry! We’re going to be late. 
  • You need to hurry if you want to catch the bus.
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  • Every day he hurries to work. 
  • He needs to hurry because he takes the train. 
  • If he doesn’t hurry, he’ll miss the train. 

In these examples, the word "hurry" is a noun:

  • I’m sorry, I’m in a big hurry and I don’t have time to talk. 
  • Why is she always in such a big hurry? 
  • Young people should not be in a hurry to get married. 
  • There’s no hurry. We can wait. 
  • I’m not in a hurry. 
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  • That kids is always in a big hurry to get somewhere. 
  • Why is he in such a hurry? 
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