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    What does it mean - Caught in the rush?

    In transportation, what does it mean "Caught in the rush" ?

    Being stuck in traffic jam or what?




    Thank you for answering!

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    Re: What does it mean - Caught in the rush?

    Caught in rush hour traffic.

    Rush hour, when people leave home in the morning and leave work at the end of their day.

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    Re: What does it mean - Caught in the rush?

    And just to amplify a bit, "rush hour" doesn't have to last an hour. Maybe it did when the idiom was first coined, but now - depending on local conditions it can last much longer. Where I live, for example, the morning "rush hour" can, on a rainy day (when people drive instead of taking a bike or going by bus), last nearly 3 hours.

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    Re: What does it mean - Caught in the rush?

    In Shanghai, rush hour is all day.

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