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hurry

Saltos de línea: hurry
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌri
 
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Definición de hurry en inglés:

verbo (hurries, hurrying, hurried)

[no object]
1Move or act with great haste: we’d better hurry servants hurried around
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They reached the dining hall and the servant hurried ahead to push open the double doors for Cassara.
  • The two guards walked into the room, with servants hurrying back and forth.
  • Servants bustled around, hurrying to do his bidding because he had the right to lop off their heads if he had the mind to.
1.1 (often in imperative hurry up) Do something more quickly: hurry up and finish your meal
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  • She's been pushing her solicitor to hurry up and get the divorce papers served.
  • Anyway, I hurried up and rushed out of the house with Gina pushing me all the way.
  • Come on boys, hurry up and finish your food, we're closing in a minute.
1.2 [with object] Cause to move with haste: she hurried him across the landing
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  • The sooner you do that the sooner we can make a quick decision and hurry you on your way.
  • In one swift move he gathered his brother into his arms and hurried him back into the house.
  • We didn't talk for long - whoever she was with was hurrying her along (so mid-nineties) but there was something about her which made me worry.
Sinónimos
hustle, hasten, push (on), urge (on), drive on, spur on, goad, prod
informal gee up
1.3 [with object] Do or finish (something) quickly or too quickly: formalities were hurried over
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • After a few minutes hurried consultation, they rushed us into the operating theatre.
  • But he is inexperienced in big meets and tends to hurry his stroke when pressed.
  • Another factor pushed them to hurry the project: the need to get their ducks in a row before they ran out of time.
Sinónimos

sustantivo

[mass noun] Volver al principio  
1Great haste: in my hurry to leave I knocked over a pile of books
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Before the gold rush, the only hurry was to condemn.
  • The hustle and hurry of the job persist in a surreal atmosphere of expectation and denial.
  • 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.
Sinónimos
haste, flurry, bustle, confusion, commotion, hubbub, hustle, urgency, agitation, turmoil;
rush, race, scramble, scurry;
literary fleetness, celerity
1.1 [with negative and in questions] A need for haste; urgency: there’s no hurry to get back
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It just seems that there is no hurry and no urgency.
  • But even though the advisers would have loved it to be done in the next 10 minutes, George said, ‘What's the hurry?’
  • So now the party's frantically backpedalling: good heavens, we know we said you need congressional approval, but what's the hurry?

Origen

late 16th century (as a verb): imitative.

Frases

in a hurry

1
Rushed; in a rushed manner: I’m in rather a hurry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He advised farmers to avoid rushing into planting in a hurry and doing bad work as a result.
  • His enjoyment didn't last as he was in a hurry and hated to rush.
  • He paused and he seemed like he was in a hurry so he rushed out.
1.1Eager to get a thing done quickly: no one seemed in a hurry for the results
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Believe me, I am eager to finish it in a hurry, and to do so I have taken a couple of days off from the laboratory (this is also a secret).
  • It is my understanding that the software will remain valid - which is why everyone is in a hurry to buy a copy before February 27th.
  • However, at lunch, those serving food were in a hurry to finish off the job quickly.
[usually with negative] informal 1.1 Easily; readily: an experience you won’t forget in a hurry
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  • It was a remarkable moment; not one you'll forget in a hurry.
  • That was scary, and not something you forget in a hurry.
  • It's certainly not going to be a year that I forget in a hurry.

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