Translation of hurry in Spanish:
- (no plural) in all the hurry, I forgot my umbrellain a hurryI'm in a hurrycon la prisa or (Latin America) con el apuro, se me olvidó el paraguasthey left in a hurrytengo prisaestoy apurada (Latin America)he obviously wrote it in a hurrysalieron a todo corrersalieron apurados (Latin America)a young woman in a hurryes obvio que lo escribió a las carreras [colloquial]I won't go back there in a hurry (especially British English) [colloquial]una chica con ganas de llegar lejoshe won't try that again in a hurry (especially British English) [colloquial]no pienso volver a poner los pies allíI won't forget that in a hurry (especially British English) [colloquial]no le va a quedar ni pizca de ganas de volver a hacerlo [colloquial]to be in a hurry to +a mí eso no se me olvida así como así or (in Latin America also) así nomás
infinitivein her hurry to finish the work …tener prisa or (in Latin America also) apuro por+ infinitiveto be in a hurrycon las prisas or (in Latin America also) con el apuro por terminar el trabajo … forsomethingare you in a hurry for the copies?what's the hurry?¿te corren prisa las copias?¿tienes apuro por las copias? (Latin America)¿qué prisa or (in Latin America also) qué apuro hay?Example sentences
- 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.
intransitive verb -ries, -rying, -ried
- 1.1 (make haste)there's no need to hurryapurarse (Latin America)do hurry!no hay prisano hay apuro (Latin America)we had to hurry over our meal¡date prisa!1.2 (move hastily) (+ adverb complement) I hurried to correct the false impression they'd receivedtuvimos que comer a toda prisa or [colloquial] a las carrerasshe hurried after him with his umbrellame apresuré a corregir la idea falsa que se habían hechohe hurried in/outcorrió tras él para devolverle el paraguaswe hurried downstairsentró/salió corriendohurry home, it's getting darkbajamos corriendoI hurried to the windowvete corriendo a casa, que se está haciendo de nochecorrí a la ventana
transitive verb -ries, -rying, -ried
- 1.1 stop hurrying me she just won't be hurriedhe was hurried from the courtroom/to a waiting carcon ella no hay prisas or (in Latin America also) apuros que valganextra police were hurried to the scenese lo llevaron rápidamente or a toda prisa de la sala/a un coche que estaba esperandoto hurry somebodyinmediatamente mandaron refuerzos al lugar de los hechos
intosomethingI was hurried into that decisionthey were hurried into signingme hicieron tomar esa decisión precipitadamente1.2los apremiaron para que firmaran(work)we had to hurry our mealhacer apresuradamentehacer a las carreras [colloquial]tuvimos que comer de prisa or [colloquial] a las carrerastuvimos que comer apurados (Latin America)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 1verb + adverb
- 1verb + adverb
- → hurry along
- 1verb + adverb
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