In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(haste)prisa femeninoapuro masculino América Latinain all the rush, I forgot my umbrella — con el apuro, se me olvidó el paraguas América Latina
- what's (all) the rush? — ¿a qué viene tanta prisa?
- I'm in a real rush — tengo mucha prisa
- to do something in a rush — hacer algo deprisa y corriendo / a la(s) carrera(s) / a todo correr
- we had a terrible rush to get here on time — corrimos como locos para llegar a tiempo
- everything happened in a rush — todo pasó de repente
- is there any rush for the report? — ¿hay apuro por el informe?
- Sold books should be returned early to Paddy or Dave so as not to have a rush on the final night.
- Members who have not acquired or been issued with the new uniform should arrange this as soon as possible to avoid a rush on clothing stores.
- Montgomery wanted a full-scale rush on Berlin via the Ruhr, but this was overruled by the Allies Supreme Commander, Dwight Eisenhower.
- During the rush on a Saturday night, he looks as if he is overseeing traumatised, scurrying troops during a bombardment.
- While Lucien Bouchard preached his call to sovereignist arms, the 70 made a rush for the conference room.
- I was knocked down in the rush for volunteers to sleep on the floor.
- People showed solidarity for the two minutes' silence on Thursday, but there is scant solidarity as displaced Tube travellers shove aside old ladies in the rush for buses.
- I also reflected on the fact that a rush on the banks would be problematic in today's banking environment.
- Pook's alarm grew when some of her fellow passengers started shouting ‘bomb, bomb’ and a panicked rush for the doors began.
- The darkness and heat descend upon you like a heavy black cloak and the mosquitoes suddenly make a rush for any exposed bits of skin.
- ‘If there was going to be a major rush for the door, it would have happened over the last year or two,’ he concluded.
- Then, there is the mad rush for ‘complimentary passes’ all over.
- The teacher was surprised when the usual rush for the door didn't happen.
- They only opened the canteen about an hour ago & so the rush on it is terrific.
- Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star as two hapless criminals who embark on a land rush on the western frontier.
- One particularly bad day, the kitchen ran out of gloves while I was helping out with a rush on the salad station.
- But neither film triggered a rush on the Royal Ballet School as Les Choristes has done on French choirs.
- No one has ever received a long-lasting happiness from securing a larger pay cheque or from beating the traffic rush on the way home.
- He also hopes the project will raise standards so that aesthetic appreciation wins out over the rush for quick money.
- There has been an early rush on the box-office, with the first six shows pretty much sold out.
- The defensive scheme calls for an all-out rush against the quarterback on every play.
- He is not particularly fast or overpowering, but he has great instincts and never loses sight of the quarterback during the rush.
- Coaches often have him provide a controlled rush to contain mobile quarterbacks.
- If given the freedom, he can run a stunt with the end and use his speed to get upfield and smash the quarterback with an outside rush.
- If he can keep his attitude up, the Cards could really use his ability to make the opposing quarterback worry about the rush.
- The money also allows McCue to encourage small independent film - makers by screening rushes in a full-scale cinema.
- Next time we'll get our hands dirty; capturing and editing some footage in Premiere, going from our rushes to a final edited movie, all within the digital realm.
- I'll do it at the beginning to see that it's all rolling well and if it is going well during production and the rushes seem good to me, I try to stay away from the set.
- You know, during the screening of the rushes, I don't speak German or Hungarian, but I could see and feel what could be the film.
- Shooting in Iceland meant that we didn't get rushes until a week after they were shot.
- Nic was saying the other day, that at the end of the film you either have it, on rushes, or you don't.
- He would phone dear Harold in the middle of the night to make sure the rushes had arrived.
- ‘I have only seen a few short rushes of the film and I am still not sure how it ends,’ he states in a long interview.
- On the one hand, we get to see some exquisite rushes for the film.
- The rushes and what might have been are, however, the main reason to get thee to a theater to see Lost in La Mancha.
- Even so, during the course of the rushes, he gets to play every character in the film.
- From then on, nobody bothered me, nobody looked at rushes, nobody knew what the hell I was doing.
- Chaplin destroyed many of the out-takes and rushes from his work, and other pieces fell victim to age.
- Later in the afternoon, we felt the rushes weren't bad, which was good because I hadn't enough people for the party scene.
- When Mal could come back each sort of week or weekend with the film rushes, he'd tell me the latest of what had gone on the set, and it was quite unusual.
- There were a million and one stories and I've had the privilege of seeing quite a lot of the rushes and there are so many different ways of being able to look at the thing.
- A friend of mine's father works in Hollywood and saw rushes of the original cut.
- Second, the current version is a best guess culled from the 1990 find and 30 hours of unedited rushes and out-takes.
- I remember watching rushes of the first few scenes we shot.
- So in a sense this is a bit like watching rushes in a feature film?
- You pick your way from rock to rock by way of peat, heather, rushes, moss and boulders, heading for the Rylstone Cross.
- The area will be richly planted with trees, shrubs, ferns, sedges and rushes.
- Ensure that vegetation control is carried out, if rushes, grasses or weeds are competing with young trees.
- Bog asphodels and a circle of cotton grass brightened the rushes.
- The most frequently emergent macrophytes used are reeds, bulrushes, cattails, rushes and sedges.
- Then the land went down, and there was marsh of rushes and willow and hazel.
- Others seem to have taken their name from what bursts forth from the soil - Seevy is the local name for rushes while Winns means gorse.
- The precise detail in illustrations of flowers and seeds of sedges and rushes are a valuable aid with their identification.
- The area is important because it has a wide variety of grassland types, from wet and marshy to dry, and a diverse range of flowers and rushes.
- On the course students learned how to make papers from plant fibres such as bog rushes, straw, cotton and banana leaf known as abacca.
- We watched knowing that behind some sprig of rushes beady eyes were on us.
- Its name notwithstanding, this species is not a rush but a type of sedge.
- Grasses, rushes, and sedges all produce flowers that must be pollinated for sexual reproduction to occur.
- Several sedges and rushes from the marsh grow entangled beneath the shrubs.
- Baskets are made from palm leaves, rushes, reeds, or wicker.
2(movement)a rush of air — una ráfaga de aire
- a rush of water — un torrente de agua
- there was a rush for the exit — todo el mundo se precipitó hacia la salida
- the weekend rush for the coast — la desbandada general hacia la playa del fin de semana
- several people were hurt in the rush — varias personas resultaron heridas en el tumulto
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4(burst of activity)there's a mad rush on to meet the deadline — estamos trabajando como locos tratando de terminar a tiempo coloquial
- the Christmas rush — el gran movimiento del período de las fiestas de fin de año en los comercios
- an unexpected rush for tickets — una repentina demanda de localidades
- a rush of orders — una avalancha de pedidos
1(run)she rushed after him — corrió tras él
- they rushed to the window — corrieron a la ventana
- they came rushing up/down the stairs — subieron/bajaron las escaleras corriendo / a todo correr / a toda prisa
- she rushed in/out — entró/salió corriendo
- he heard the water rushing in/out — oyó como el agua entraba/salía rápidamente
- as soon as I heard, I rushed straight back home — en cuanto me enteré, volví a casa corriendo / a todo correr / a toda prisa
- to rush around / about — ir de acá para allá
- just a minute: don't rush off! — espera un minuto, no salgas corriendo
- she saw him rush up to the guard — lo vio correr a donde estaba el guardia
2(hurry, be hasty)darse prisaapurarse América Latinathere's no need to rush — no hay apuro América Latina
- don't rush! — ¡despacio!
- you'll have to rush — vas a tener que apurarte
- thousands rushed to take advantage of the offer — miles de personas corrieron a aprovechar la oferta
- give yourself time: don't rush at the question — tómate el tiempo que necesites, no te precipites a responder la pregunta
- don't rush to conclusions — no te precipites a sacar conclusiones
- she rushed to his aid — corrió en su ayuda
- the train rushed into the tunnel — el tren entró en el túnel a toda velocidad
- she rushed through the first course — se comió el primer plato a todo correr / a la(s) carrera(s)
- they rushed through the rest of the movement — tocaron el resto del movimiento a todo correr / a la(s) carrera(s)
3(surge, flow)water rushed through the hole — el agua entraba/salía con fuerza por el agujero
- blood rushed to his face — (from embarrassment) se puso colorado / como la grana / como un tomate
- doubts rushed into his mind — lo asaltaron las dudas
1(job/preparation) hacer a todo correr(job/preparation) hacer a la carrera(job/preparation) hacer a las carreras(preparation/job) hacer deprisa y corriendo(person) meterle prisa a(person) apurar América Latinathey rush their meals — comen a todo correr / a la(s) carrera(s) / deprisa y corriendo
- don't rush me — no me metas prisa
- to rush sb into sth/ -ing
- I don't want to be rushed into (making) a decision — no quiero que me hagan tomar una decisión precipitada
- I'm a bit rushed at the moment — en este momento estoy muy ocupado
2(send, take hastily)supplies were rushed out to the area — se enviaron suministros urgentemente a la zona
- she was rushed to hospital — la trasladaron rápidamente al hospital
- an attempt to rush the bill through Parliament — un intento de acelerar la aprobación del proyecto de ley por el Parlamento
- please rush me your latest catalog — le ruego me remita / me envíe su último catálogo a / con la mayor brevedad (posible)
3(attack)(sentry/guards) abalanzarse sobre(enemy positions) asaltar(enemy positions) atacar
4EEUUcoloquial(try to recruit)he was being rushed by every fraternity on campus — se lo disputaban todas las asociaciones universitarias
5Britanicoargot(charge)clavar argotfajar Río de la Plata argotaforrar Chile coloquial
1Botánicajunco masculinobefore noun rush mat — estera femenino
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