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争先恐后

zhēng xiān kǒng hòu

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Struggling to get to the front, for fear of lagging behind

Definition 定义

To jostle and rush to the front

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Scramble; push in; barge in; muscle in

Example 例句

当这家餐厅一公布前10位客人可获得免费寿司时,所有在排队的客人都争先恐后地试图挤到最前面。 When that restaurant announced free sushi for the first 10 customers, everyone scrambled and shoved to get to the front of the line!

Similar 相似词

蜂拥而至、跃跃欲试

Opposite 相反词

姗姗来迟、慢条斯理
                               

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