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scurry

Saltos de línea: scurry
Pronunciación: /ˈskʌri
 
/

Definición de scurry en inglés:

verbo (scurries, scurrying, scurried)

[no object, with adverbial of direction]
(Of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps: pedestrians scurried for cover
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Bridges fly over the entrance route so, through the glass slot over the entrance, the public can see their civil servants scurrying or drifting about.
  • Crucifixes and virgin statues bob and wave humorously at the camera as the children scurry along.
  • They decide to sink the boat to ensure it can't be salvaged, and are horrified when British sailors scurry out onto the deck and leap into the vast and dark Atlantic as the vessel sinks.
Sinónimos
scamper, scuttle, bustle, skip, trot, hurry, hasten, make haste, rush, race, dash, run, sprint;
British scutter
informal scoot, beetle

sustantivo

[in singular] Volver al principio  
1A situation of hurried and confused movement: I was in such a scurry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • After the frantic scurry of the days before our departure, it was soothing to have no telephone calls, no letters to answer, not much to do but look after the baby, and eat, drink and sleep.
Sinónimos
2A flurry of rain or snow: the sled disappeared in a scurry of snow
Sinónimos
swarm, cloud, flock, horde, throng, bustle, maelstrom, turmoil, flurry, whirl, flood

Origen

early 19th century: abbreviation of hurry-scurry, reduplication of hurry.

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