no time to lose


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 There's much work to do, and no time to lose. Kelly Mena, CNN, 5 Apr. 2022 When there is no time to lose, many other things get lost instead. Charlotte Kent, Wired, 30 Nov. 2021 See More

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“No time to lose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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