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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hurry up.


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  • So I drove to the Press Association offices, sent up a contradiction of the 'Daily Chronicle's' statement, and then hurried up Ludgate Hill to the Court, where my name was soon afterwards called.

    With Zola in England

  • If I hurried up and married Victor, it would be too late for Cliché and he would leave us alone.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • The day before I was occupied with Maelzel, whose business was pressing, as he leaves this so soon; otherwise you may be sure that I would have hurried up again to see you.

    Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 1 of 2

  • They hurried up the street, the Grangers shaking with fright and Mrs. Weasley beside herself with fury.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • Sharpe hurried up the track that led away from the town between the Portina stream and the Spanish lines.

    Sharpe's Eagle

  • They dodged a horse-car trolley and a cartload of earth being hauled for fill to the harbor, and hurried up the pretentious marble steps to the carved portals of the Palace.


  • Weddigen hurried up the ladder, took a look, and ordered the U-boat to dive.

    Castles of Steel

  • Joanna hurried up the gangplank and onto the deck of the Argonaut.

    Fatal Care

  • Before long, the unicorn-riders and the engineers hurried up the Smew.

    Advance and Retreat

  • A number of the youth of the village, young men and girls, had hurried up the hill-side, impelled by curiosity to see Ethan Brand, the hero of so many a legend familiar to their childhood.

    Ethan Brand


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