tight schedule


: a small amount of time to do something
We have a tight schedule to get this project done.

Examples of tight schedule in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is an EVgo station in Santa Rosa, about 20 miles south, but our tight schedule didn’t leave time to divert there from our drive route that went north. Sam Abuelsamid, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 Faced with a tight schedule, Ryan had minimal time for team selection and no time for collective training, resulting in the team’s fourth-place finish out of four teams. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 25 Jan. 2024 The film was shot over 30 days in and around London, on a tight schedule with little room to maneuver because the babies could only be on set for 20 minutes at a time. Emily Zemler, Los Angeles Times, 19 Jan. 2024 Pitts’ email stated that a rescheduled game between the two is unlikely this year with a tight schedule for each team. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 29 Aug. 2023 Before, the old organization had Miss America on a very tight schedule. Cori Murray, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 July 2023 Congress was already on a tight schedule to send legislation to President Joe Biden's desk before June 5, the earliest date Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the government may not be able to meet its debt obligations. Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY, 31 May 2023 Wendt and Ratzenberger arrived late and Aikman was on a tight schedule with a charity event the same day. Tommy Cummings, Dallas News, 12 May 2023 The coronation’s tight schedule would give him only a few minutes to snap pictures of Charles and his wife, Camilla, the queen consort, reports the New York Times’ Alex Marshall. Carolyn Hagler, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 May 2023

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“Tight schedule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tight%20schedule. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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