I’m in a hurry

When you are in a hurry, you are not able to wait to do something because you do not have enough time.

  • I can’t wait. I’m in a hurry to get there.

When you are not in a hurry, you either have plenty of time on hands or are unwilling to do something.

  • I’m in no hurry to get married.
  • Let’s discuss your plans. I’m in no hurry to leave.

I’ve got to go now

‘I’ve got to go now’ is something we often say when we are late for a meeting or engagement and wish to depart from present company.

  • I’ve a meeting at 4. I’ve got to go now.’

The expressions I gotta go and I’ve gotta go also mean the same. They are mainly used in colloquial English. Note that got to is pronounced gotta in informal American English.



Manjusha Nambiar

Hi, I am Manjusha. This is my blog where I give English grammar lessons and worksheets.

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