post-haste


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Adv.1.post-haste - as fast as possible; with all possible haste; "send it to me post-haste"
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post-haste

(o.f.) [ˈpəʊstˈheɪst] ADVa toda prisa, con toda urgencia
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And he and the Editor made post-haste for the country town.
He proceeded but slowly, as the black tulip could not bear travelling post-haste.
He only came back last night," said the Warden, when the kissing was over: "he's been traveling post-haste, for the last thousand miles or so, in order to be here on Sylvie's birthday.
So Jinjur sent post-haste for old Mombi, the witch, and promised her large rewards if she would come to the assistance of the rebel army.
It was, indeed, that well-intentioned lady, who, having received an offer for the empty house in the city directed to the landlord, had brought it post-haste to Mr Nickleby without delay.
He arrived post-haste with the intelligence one evening, and had a long conference with my guardian.
A magnificent excuse: 'Pyotr Petrovitch is such a busy man that even his wedding has to be in post-haste, almost by express.
You must at once, between you, send two hundred and fifty thousand francs (without interest) into the country after Falleix, who has gone post-haste, with a courier in advance of him.
On a lighter note, one look at Janine's "beachfie" will have you running post-haste to the gym.
That was a turning point, he believes, and he believes those who did not favour the route must be humiliated post-haste.
If a pet dog were to puncture it with its teeth, there's a good possibility that its owner will be taking a trip to the local veterinary clinic post-haste.
She also despatched post-haste PFIobsessed George Osborne and the treacherous Michael Gove who, although denying it, would have loved her job.

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