no time to lose

idiom

: little time : no time to waste
We need to get started immediately. There's no time to lose.

Examples of no time to lose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet this is no time to lose faith, retreat and succumb to the siren song of American decline. WSJ, 17 Nov. 2023 Peace is still possible, but put simply, there is no time to lose. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 6 Jan. 2023 An aging, limping Bosch works like a man with no time to lose, completing tasks at his own expense to glean information. Tom Nolan, WSJ, 4 Nov. 2022 Cicchetti washed down with an ombra was a type of fast food eaten by traders to complete business quickly while standing on their feet when there was no time to lose. Cat Bauer, CNN, 28 Apr. 2022 With more than 412,000 dead and the economy again losing jobs, Biden has argued there is no time to lose. Aamer Madhani and Lisa Mascaro, Star Tribune, 24 Jan. 2021 For Colombian researchers who had waited their whole lives to study the region’s natural bounty, there was no time to lose. Lindzi Wessel, Discover Magazine, 27 Sep. 2018 That’s why a recession is no time to lose sight of purpose; the opposite, really. Dilip Rao, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 Davis says there is no time to lose for people with ME/CFS — and for his family. Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Oct. 2022

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“No time to lose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20time%20to%20lose. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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