Can you understand the meaning of the idiom 'a race against time' by looking at the picture?
A race against time (also a race against the clock): a situation where someone has to finish something quickly, in a short or limited amount of time.
A race is when two or more things are competing against each other.
This idiom talks about people racing against time or racing against the clock. (We do not say racing against a watch or racing against the the hour though - so don't get creative.)
It's pretty easy to understand and very easy to remember if you picture the image above in your head. Now for some example sentences to make sure it's very clear.
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It's practice time. I know it's hard to have the courage to write a sentence and post it but it will help you remember this idiom in the future. And, I'll give you feedback too! Are you the type of person that is always racing against time? When was the last time you raced against the clock?