English - Vietnamese Dictionary
haste /heist/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự vội vàng, sự vội vã, sự gấp rút
- make haste!: gấp lên!, mau lên!
+overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
+the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
+a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Advanced English Dictionary
1 swiftness, rapidity, quickness, speed, velocity, expedition, urgency, dispatch or despatch, alacrity, celerity, briskness:
We must return to Baker Street with all haste, Watson.
2 hurry, rush, rashness, hastiness, hustle, bustle, impetuousness or impetuosity, recklessness, precipitancy:
Haste makes waste.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U] speed in doing sth, especially because you do not have enough time: In her haste to complete the work on time, she made a number of mistakes. + The letter had clearly been written in haste. + After his first wife died, he married again with almost indecent haste. + Why all the haste? + (old-fashioned) She made haste to open the door.
Idioms: more haste, less speed (BrE, saying) you will finish doing sth sooner if you do not try to do it too quickly because you will make fewer mistakes
blind, breathless, frantic, great
She worked with frantic haste.
| indecent, reckless, undue
He accused the government of undue haste in bringing in the new law.
VERB + HASTE
I had to make haste if I wasn't to be late.
in (your) ~
They obviously left in great haste. In his haste to get home, he forgot to go to the library.
| with ~
He married again with almost indecent haste.
| without ~
They approached without haste.
with all haste
The ships were ordered to sea with all haste.
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