In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tener apuro por + inf Latin Americain all the hurry, I forgot my umbrella — con la prisa, se me olvidó el paraguas
- in a hurry
- I'm in a hurry — tengo prisa
- they left in a hurry — salieron apurados
- he obviously wrote it in a hurry — es obvio que lo escribió a las carreras
- a young woman in a hurry — una chica con ganas de llegar lejos
- I won't go back there in a hurry — no pienso volver a poner los pies allí
- he won't try that again in a hurry — no le va a quedar ni pizca de ganas de volver a hacerlo
- I won't forget that in a hurry — a mí eso no se me olvida así como así
- to be in a hurry to + inf — tener prisa por + inf
- to be in a hurry for sth
- in her hurry to finish the work ... — con las prisas por terminar el trabajo ...
- are you in a hurry for the copies? — ¿te corren prisa las copias?
- what's the hurry? — ¿qué apuro hay?
- More often than not, gift seekers step in and out of shops selling fancy wares, at the eleventh hour scratching their heads in confusion, not being able to choose anything in a state of hurry.
- At this rate I won't be needing it in any huge hurry.
- Immediately, the owner rushed over to her, stumbling in his hurry.
- Before the gold rush, the only hurry was to condemn.
- But, this one really helps explain the ridiculous hurry.
- Hungary's hurry is shared by the entire region.
- The usual hurry to get to work, usual rush to beat the peak time traffic, and usual eagerness to be part of the rat race.
- The hustle and hurry of the job persist in a surreal atmosphere of expectation and denial.
1(make haste)darse prisaapurarse Latin Americathere's no need to hurry — no hay apuro Latin America
- do hurry! — ¡apúrate!
- we had to hurry over our meal — tuvimos que comer a las carreras
2(move hastily)I hurried to correct the false impression they'd received — me apresuré a corregir la idea falsa que se habían hecho
- she hurried after him with his umbrella — corrió tras él para devolverle el paraguas
- he hurried in/out — entró/salió corriendo
- we hurried downstairs — bajamos corriendo
- hurry home, it's getting dark — vete corriendo a casa, que se está haciendo de noche
- I hurried to the window — corrí a la ventana
1(person) meterle prisa a(person) apurar Latin Americastop hurrying me — no me apures Latin America
- she just won't be hurried — con ella no hay prisas que valgan
- he was hurried from the courtroom/to a waiting car — se lo llevaron rápidamente / a toda prisa de la sala/a un coche que estaba esperando
- extra police were hurried to the scene — inmediatamente mandaron refuerzos al lugar de los hechos
- to hurry sb into sth
- I was hurried into that decision — me hicieron tomar esa decisión precipitadamente
- they were hurried into signing — los apremiaron para que firmaran
2hacer apresuradamentehacer a las carreras informalwe had to hurry our meal — tuvimos que comer de prisa / a las carreras informal
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