- [process] acelerar; [defeat/death] adelantarMore example sentences
- In December 1889, Parnell became involved in a divorce that was to end his political influence and the trauma of this divorce probably hastened his early death.
- A couple of undistinguished losses hastened the end of his career.
- Experts explained that overcrowded high-rises and overusage of underground space hasten the speed of subsidence.
- apresurarse, apurarse (Latin America/América Latina) I hastened back to the house me apresuré a regresar a la casa to hasten to +
infinitive/infinitivoapresurarse a+ infinitive/infinitivoI paid for it myself, she hastened to add —lo pagué yo —se apresuró a decir not that I've got anything against her, I hasten to add no es que tenga nada contra ella, que consteMore example sentences
- The fat man scrambled up and hastened away, helped along by the boot of Magdalena.
- There is nothing more to say about this damnable road; it is best to hasten along it if one must, and to turn off it as soon as one may.
- But what do their faces tell us, as they hasten to their posts?
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.