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He was racing against the time... #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:42 am   He was racing against the time...
 

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ESL/EFL Test #300 "English Slang Idioms (22)", question 5

He was racing against the ......... now; he wasn't sure he would meet his deadline this time.

(a) boss
(b) tide
(c) cheetah
(d) clock

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #300 "English Slang Idioms (22)", answer 5

He was racing against the clock now; he wasn't sure he would meet his deadline this time.

Correct answer: (d) clock
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He was racing against the time...Does it mean he was against the deadline. He was in a race with time to get something done before the appointed time. ?
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He was racing against the time... #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 19:01 pm   He was racing against the time...
 

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