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hustle
British English: /ˈhʌs(ə)l/
American English: /ˈhəsəl/

Translation of hustle in French:

noun

  • 1 (lively activity)
    tourbillon (m) d'activité
    bustle

transitive verb

  • 1 (push) to hustle somebody into a building
    faire entrer quelqu'un précipitamment dans un bâtiment
    he hustled her through the crowd
    il lui a frayé un chemin à travers la foule
  • 2 (urge)
    pousser (person)
    to hustle somebody into doing
    pousser quelqu'un à faire
  • 3 (American English) [informal] (sell illegally)
    vendre [quelque chose] illégalement
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (obtain by dubious means)
    soutirer (money)
    dégoter [informal] (job, contact)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (hurry)
    (person)
    se dépêcher
  • 2 (American English) [informal]
    (make an effort) se démener
    (work hard) trimer [informal]
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (get money dishonestly)
    pratiquer l'arnaque [informal]

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