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1prontito informalwe need it sharpish — lo necesitamos prontito informal
- I nearly overtook somebody for the first time ever, but I left it a little late, so I had to pull back in sharpish.
- Likewise you knew when you woke up today that it was Monday and that you'd better get up sharpish because you were expected back at work this morning.
- Anyone seeking any kind of assistance in making it over to Hungary for the only festival of jazz I know that is held in a vineyard should get in touch pretty sharpish.
- But there is a shortage, and they have got to get in sharpish for people with proven records.
- ‘Mmmmmm,’ said I, and changed the subject sharpish.
- I'll be returning those overdue library books sharpish.
- Our starters arrived fairly sharpish and we ripped them apart in hunger.
- When I get back I shall have to look for a new job - sharpish.
- We left fairly sharpish, but still didn't get home until well gone half seven.
- I do, however, need to get rid of it pretty sharpish otherwise things could get rather messy: I seem to collect mortgages like some people collect novelty teapots.
- We were determined to get moving again fairly sharpish, as the weather was looking like closing in again soon.
- If we want Cumbria agriculture to move forward we've got to get our act together sharpish.
- One thing is for sure, if said gift is not delivered sharpish on Monday and with profuse apologies, the very nice operator at the call centre will be receiving a somewhat less than very nice call from yours truly.
- Not a long one, admittedly - you're back in Cambridgeshire pretty sharpish.
- Unless we can think of something sharpish, Bridlington has been consigned to a slow death.
- Or put it a third way, so to speak: things had better get better, and sharpish, if we're going to stay chums.
- Frankly, if those nasty little cliques are all that's on offer on the parenting front, I can't blame anyone for wanting to hotfoot it back to the office, sharpish.
- I assumed that I would be bowled out of that fairly sharpish, as presumably all the best players would have made it through.
- Okay, so the van was wider than I was used to, which did involve hitting the kerb again going through Stickford, but straying onto the oncoming lane a little was okay as people tended to get out my way rather sharpish.
- And not wishing to carry out an equine dental inspection we said yes please and left work pretty sharpish.
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