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Everyone made a rush for the ice cream stand.
Commuters jostled in a frantic rush to get off the subway.
Sorry about the rush, but we need the figures tomorrow.
Sorry, I can't stop. I'm in a rush.
He was in no rush to leave.
I knew that I'd finished the paper in a rush, and that the final paragraph was poor.
There was a mad rush to get the house clean before they arrived.
Anne felt a rush of affection for the wise old woman.
He fought down a sudden rush of panic.
A last-minute rush by Christmas shoppers boosted sales.
There has been a rush of foreign investment in the country.
We've had a rush on barbecue grills this week.
There was a rush to buy tickets for the concert.
Lee left home at six in the morning to avoid the rush.
I decided to brave the Saturday morning rush at the mall.
Beat the morning rush by walking to work.
This is the American English definition of rush. View British English definition of rush.
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