In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(move hurriedly)she was hustled into the car — la metieron en el coche a empujones
- he was hustled away by his bodyguards — sus guardaespaldas se lo llevaron precipitadamente
- we're trying to hustle the work along — estamos intentando sacar adelante el trabajo lo más rápido posible
- the deal/new bill was hustled through — la operación se cerró/el nuevo proyecto de ley se aprobó apresuradamente
- A short, white-haired little woman soon appeared at the door, hustling and bustling about.
- We hustled to pack up our tables and bags and, holding our tents aloft, started marching.
- They made a quick call to the police and hustled out of the apartment.
- The streets were filled with people, hustling and bustling about.
- Every crew was hustling and bustling to get their cars prepped and ready for the long day.
- But with interest rates low and rents on the rise, it seems nearly everyone in town is hustling to buy a home.
- Coming back, retracing the path, it turned colder and we were really hustling to keep warm and get home.
- A short, thin-faced young man with a sparse mustache hustled around from the back of the van.
- He stood outside as a few cooks hustled and bustled around to finish the orders.
- The guy is hustling every second of every round which means his opponents will not have any time to rest.
- I pick my moment and bolt from the brush, hustling across in a comically suspicious trot.
- I was hustling past the nurse's station on my way out when I recognized an extremely short female patient there as my old pal.
- They hustled past me, and, led by my father and the doctor, went straight upstairs.
- I hustled and bustled about the entire day, working on fast forward mode.
- Boston players shook hands and exchanged hugs and high-fives after the final out, then hustled into the clubhouse where the celebration really got wild.
- I wasn't heckled, I wasn't jeered, but my wife and I did have to hustle out of there quickly so we could stop the babysitter's clock from bankrupting us.
- And we hustle all the way back up stairs and go to bed.
- Whispers were abounded and people were moving, bustling, hustling, everywhere.
- The students are hustling and bustling about, Ms. Hunter frantically handing back the test papers.
- Two men in business suits came hustling along carrying stacks of blue papers, handing one to each couple.
1.2(pressure)apremiarmeterle prisa aapurar Latin Americato hustle sb into sth/-ing — empujar a algn a algo/+ inf
- they tried to hustle me into (making) a decision — trataron de empujarme a tomar una decisión
- Then hustle them into saying something that will make the next morning's headlines.
2.1US informal (obtain aggressively)hacerse conto hustle sth out of sb — sacarle algo a algn
- to hustle sb for sth
- he hustled them for cigarettes — les dio la lata para que le dieran cigarrillos
- He doesn't know that the bar owner has paid off the cops, and the bartender is a henchman who hustled votes for the judge.
- We hustled some grants out of a Methodist church.
- The city's residents hustle odd jobs and steal electricity through spliced-on cables that siphon off the juice for free.
- There may be a mother wondering where her child is while this fellow pushes him around the streets and subways hustling drug money.
- During my 40 years of pool playing, I have never been hustled out of a significant amount of money.
- But hustling dollars is now a challenge faced by all museums, and patrons have always demanded a return on their investments.
- The widespread poverty of the area made blacks all the more susceptible to the ploys of those trying to hustle them out of their money for supposed burials.
- His days are spent hustling jobs from farmers who exploit the indigent, any-manner-of-employment seeking migrant workers.
2.2US informal (hawk, sell)vender
- Charlie is known for hustling hot dogs in operatic style at baseball games.
- He had written a great novel which I encouraged him to keep hustling.
- You will need to really hustle, network, and make all the contacts you can.
- He ‘pounded the streets, hustling to stores and galleries’ in an attempt to sell his art.
1.1(move quickly)darse prisaapurarse Latin America
- The mayhem will then being in earnest as the gang intimidate the natives and wander through the bar hustling the bar tenders and drinking pre prepared shots - neat of course!
2.1US informal (work energetically)trabajar (muy) duroreventarse informaldarle al callo Spain informalsobarse el lomo Mexico informal
2.2US slang (swindle)hacer chanchullos informalchanchullear informal
2.3US slang (solicit)(prostitute) hacer la calle informal(prostitute) hacer la carrera Spain informal(prostitute) talonear Mexico informal(prostitute) patinar Chile informal(prostitute) yirar River Plate slang
- We all worried about him and hoped he'd someday be able to tell us what exactly it was, and we all had our theories - that he was living on the street, that he was hustling, etc.
- Then he says he hustles on the street only for enough money to buy food before going home to late at night.
- Joey is hustling on Melrose with the transvestites and rent-boys when a limo pulls to the curb.
- In 1998, he tried to be more careful about protecting himself, but he spent the summer hustling for money to pay for his apartment and for school.
- It's clear that if they're not placed into boarding schools pronto, the girls will be whoring and the boys will be hustling within the next couple of years.
1.1(hurry)ajetreo masculinethe hustle and bustle of the big city — el ajetreo y bullicio de la gran ciudad
- At the same time, another city halfway around the world well known for its hustle and bustle will soon change its noise pollution laws drastically.
- But soon after they get a taste of the real hustle and bustle of the capital, a lot of them realize that the city is not everything they expected it to be.
- It's a 12-hour flight there from the UK and you may be a little overwhelmed by the noisy, colourful hustle and bustle that you'll encounter on the way from the airport to your hotel.
- Well, the food buffs can't miss the city's hustle and bustle.
- The journey resumes amid much hustle and bustle.
- Despite the noticeable hustle and bustle, little trade is being done.
- The usual hustle and bustle had been replaced by an eerie hush.
- It was a fairly nice place, I didn't see anything wrong with it, apart from the quietness, I'm too used to all my city hustle and bustle I guess!
- The hustle and bustle of the urban streetscape intentionally contrasts with the serenity of a residents' garden courtyard designed to engender social interaction.
- For a start, even amid the incredible hustle and bustle the waiting staff are extremely friendly, and the food is far more than passable; at times it's verging on being excellent.
- It's kind of refreshing as I can get away from Jakarta's hustle and bustle.
- A picture of hustle and bustle and untold exertion.
- Despite the crowded streets and lively nights, Hong Kong is not all hustle and bustle.
- The name of the restaurant refers to the fifteen employees who attempt to cope with the constant hustle and bustle.
- For one reason or another, a racegoer's favourite equine performer can end up living a life far removed from the familiar hustle and bustle of the racecourse.
- From 10.30 am on Saturday, the usual hustle and bustle of weekend shoppers ground to a halt as people stopped to watch the procession.
- But there's a definite feeling of hustle and bustle.
- Both city centre streets and out-of-town shopping centres were full of shoppers over the weekend, but without the manic hustle and bustle often experienced so close to Christmas.
- The hustle and bustle that one witnessed every working day was not there, for it was a holiday for most.
- The town has just been depressed, whereas it would normally be full of hustle and bustle on a Friday.
1.2US (energy, initiative)empuje masculinegarra feminine informal
- Most of the hustles are meant, naturally, to appear not to be hustles at all, but genuine appeals for emergency financial assistance.
- Many of the hustles and scams in the film are taken directly from his own poolhall adventures.
- I had to work my way up from scams to hustles to grifts to short-cons to swindles to long-cons to heists to inside jobs to stings to capers to scores.
- In prison, while dealing with corrupt guards and prison riots, attending church services, visiting the library and working his prison job, Hart cultivated new partners and hustles.
- Better yet, I could skip all the hustles and put on a real money-making outfit.
- And they were going to do the hustle, whatever that was.
- These hustles were for big money, five grand and up.
- What's worse, these scams give more ammunition to reparations opponents who brand reparations as nothing but a get-rich-quick hustle.
- As a consequence, reparations come off as a hustle and scam that would flush their hard earned tax dollars down a black hole with nothing in return for them.
- With legitimate job prospects hampered by a felony record, many ex-convicts return to old hustles to survive.
- Everyone can see that companies using various dodges and hustles are dominating the airwaves attempting to scare up business for compensation claims.
2US informal(trick, swindle)chanchullo masculine informal
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