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
- But with interest rates low and rents on the rise, it seems nearly everyone in town is hustling to buy a home.
- The students are hustling and bustling about, Ms. Hunter frantically handing back the test papers.
- They made a quick call to the police and hustled out of the apartment.
- The guy is hustling every second of every round which means his opponents will not have any time to rest.
- Every crew was hustling and bustling to get their cars prepped and ready for the long day.
- Two men in business suits came hustling along carrying stacks of blue papers, handing one to each couple.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Coming back, retracing the path, it turned colder and we were really hustling to keep warm and get home.
- 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.
- And we hustle all the way back up stairs and go to bed.
- They hustled past me, and, led by my father and the doctor, went straight upstairs.
- 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.
- I pick my moment and bolt from the brush, hustling across in a comically suspicious trot.
- The streets were filled with people, hustling and bustling about.
- Whispers were abounded and people were moving, bustling, hustling, everywhere.
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.
2.1(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
- During my 40 years of pool playing, I have never been hustled out of a significant amount of money.
- 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.
- His days are spent hustling jobs from farmers who exploit the indigent, any-manner-of-employment seeking migrant workers.
- We hustled some grants out of a Methodist church.
- There may be a mother wondering where her child is while this fellow pushes him around the streets and subways hustling drug money.
- 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.
- The city's residents hustle odd jobs and steal electricity through spliced-on cables that siphon off the juice for free.
- But hustling dollars is now a challenge faced by all museums, and patrons have always demanded a return on their investments.
- 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.
- He had written a great novel which I encouraged him to keep hustling.
- Charlie is known for hustling hot dogs in operatic style at baseball games.
1(move quickly)darse prisaapurarse Latin America
3informal(work energetically)trabajar (muy) duroreventarse informaldarle al callo Spain informalsobarse el lomo Mexico informal
4slang(swindle)hacer chanchullos informalchanchullear informal
5slang(solicit)hacer la calle informalhacer la carrera Spain informaltalonear Mexico informalpatinar Chile informalyirar River Plate slang
1(hurry)ajetreo masculinethe hustle and bustle of the big city — el ajetreo y bullicio de la gran ciudad
2US(energy, initiative)empuje masculinegarra feminine informal
3USinformal(trick, swindle)chanchullo masculine informal
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