racing

Definition

  • noun: the sport or profession of racing horses, cars, etc.
  • noun: the sport or profession of engaging in or holding races
  • often used before another noun

Examples

  • She is 'racing against the clock' to be sure the assignment is handed in on time.

  • Her mind was 'racing'. [=she had many thoughts going quickly through her mind]

  • Researchers are 'racing (against time)' to find a cure.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) We need to get you out of those clothes. - Ready? - Ready! Driver, stop! Oh, God! Help me, please! My racing days are over! I'm blind! Tell the truth. Will I ever play the violin again? You poor creature! Is there anything I can do for you? (..)
    2004 Shrek 2
  • (..) (Rapunzel sings When will my life begin) *Just smell the grass, the dirt. Just like I dreamed they'd be.* *For like the first time ever, I'm completely free.* *I could go running, and racing, and dancing... *and chasing, and leaping and bounding.* *Hair flying, heart pounding (..)
    2010 Tangled
  • (..) season in Formula , What kind of person does a job like this? People who are desperate to make a Mark and racing people know me for two things. The first is my rivalry with him. What about Hunt? Has he changed? No, he's going on wets. (..)
    2013 Rush