- 1 (haste) (no plural) in all the rush, I forgot my umbrellacon la prisa or (Latin America) con el apuro, se me olvidó el paraguaswhat's (all) the rush?¿a qué viene tanta prisa?I'm in a real rush
¿que prisa hay?
¿qué apuro hay? (Latin America)tengo mucha prisato do something in a rush
ando or estoy muy apurado (Latin America)hacer algo deprisa y corriendo or a la(s) carrera(s) or a todo correrwe had a terrible rush to get here on timecorrimos como locos para llegar a tiempoeverything happened in a rushtodo pasó de repenteis there any rush for the report?¿corre prisa el informe?
¿hay apuro por el informe? (Latin America)Example sentences
- He also hopes the project will raise standards so that aesthetic appreciation wins out over the rush for quick money.
- The darkness and heat descend upon you like a heavy black cloak and the mosquitoes suddenly make a rush for any exposed bits of skin.
- Then, there is the mad rush for ‘complimentary passes’ all over.
- 2 (movement) a rush of airuna ráfaga de airea rush of waterun torrente de aguathere was a rush for the exittodo el mundo se precipitó hacia la salidathe weekend rush for the coastla desbandada general hacia la playa del fin de semanaseveral people were hurt in the rushvarias personas resultaron heridas en el tumulto
- 3 (Sport)(in US football) carga (feminine)Example sentences
- He is not particularly fast or overpowering, but he has great instincts and never loses sight of the quarterback during the rush.
- Coaches often have him provide a controlled rush to contain mobile quarterbacks.
- If he can keep his attitude up, the Cards could really use his ability to make the opposing quarterback worry about the rush.
- 4 (burst of activity) there's a mad rush on to meet the deadlineestamos trabajando como locos tratando de terminar a tiempo [colloquial]the Christmas rushel gran movimiento del período de las fiestas de fin de año en los comerciosan unexpected rush for ticketsuna repentina demanda de localidadesa rush of ordersuna avalancha de pedidos
- 5also: rushes plural(Cinema)fragmentos (masculine plural)
rushes (masculine plural)Example sentences
- So in a sense this is a bit like watching rushes in a feature film?
- ‘I have only seen a few short rushes of the film and I am still not sure how it ends,’ he states in a long interview.
- Next time we'll get our hands dirty; capturing and editing some footage in Premiere, going from our rushes to a final edited movie, all within the digital realm.
- 1 (run) (+ adverb complement) she rushed after himcorrió tras élthey rushed to the windowcorrieron a la ventanathey came rushing up/down the stairssubieron/bajaron las escaleras corriendo or a todo correr or a toda prisashe rushed in/outentró/salió corriendohe heard the water rushing in/outoyó como el agua entraba/salía rápidamenteas soon as I heard, I rushed straight back homeen cuanto me enteré, volví a casa corriendo or a todo correr or a toda prisato rush around o (in British English also) aboutir de acá para allájust a minute: don't rush off!
correr de un lado para otroespera un minuto, no salgas corriendoshe saw him rush up to the guardlo vio correr a donde estaba el guardiaExample sentences
- They rushed outside to meet with their comrades who were also perplexed by their findings.
- We rushed out to move our cars which were parked in the road in front of the house.
- Instead she rushed past him, moving faster than he could see.
- 2(hurry, be hasty) darse prisathere's no need to rush
apurarse (Latin America)no hay prisadon't rush!
no hay apuro (Latin America)¡con calma!you'll have to rush
¡despacio!vas a tener que darte prisa or (in Latin America also) que apurartethousands rushed to take advantage of the offermiles de personas corrieron a aprovechar la ofertagive yourself time: don't rush at the questiontómate el tiempo que necesites, no te precipites a responder la preguntadon't rush to conclusionsno te precipites a sacar conclusionesshe rushed to his aidcorrió en su ayudathe train rushed into the tunnelel tren entró en el túnel a toda velocidadshe rushed through the first coursese comió el primer plato a todo correr or a la(s) carrera(s)they rushed through the rest of the movementtocaron el resto del movimiento a todo correr or a la(s) carrera(s)Example sentences
- It was not the mutuals that rushed into buying chains of estate agents and had to sell out in a hurry.
- Increasing quantities of domestic investment has rushed into the field, especially during the last few years, as car sales have skyrocketed.
- They had the part about attracting attention right, but then too many rushed into the creative process carelessly.
- 1 1.1(job/preparation)
hacer a todo correr or a la(s) carrera(s)
hacer deprisa y corriendo(person)they rush their meals
meterle prisa a
apurar (Latin America)comen a todo correr or a la(s) carrera(s) or deprisa y corriendodon't rush me to rush somebody
intosomething/ -ingI don't want to be rushed into (making) a decisionno quiero que me hagan tomar una decisión precipitadaI'm a bit rushed at the momenten este momento estoy muy ocupadoExample sentences1.2 (send, take hastily) supplies were rushed out to the area
se enviaron suministros urgentemente a la zonashe was rushed to hospitalla trasladaron [formal] or llevaron rápidamente al hospitalan attempt to rush the bill through Parliamentun intento de acelerar la aprobación del proyecto de ley por el Parlamentoplease rush me your latest catalogle ruego me remita or me envíe su último catálogo a or con la mayor brevedad (posible)1.3(attack) (guards/sentry)
- The 1974 act was rushed through the houses of Parliament with a mere seventeen hours of debate.
- The measure was rushed through Parliament after the violence at the European Championships in June.
- The control orders were rushed through parliament earlier this month in the face of widespread opposition.
abalanzarse sobreExample sentences
- Three men were manhandled to the ground and handcuffed as they attempted to rush the event.
- The group then initiates an attack by rushing the prey while issuing loud calls.
- The mob attempted to rush the doors to the 19th floor elections office, and several people were trampled and manhandled in the process.
- don't rush into anything
no te precipitessee also → rush1 3 1 1
no tomes ninguna decisión precipitada
no tomes ninguna decisión precipitada
- countable or uncountable (Botany) (before noun) rush matExample sentences
- Then the land went down, and there was marsh of rushes and willow and hazel.
- Baskets are made from palm leaves, rushes, reeds, or wicker.
- Several sedges and rushes from the marsh grow entangled beneath the shrubs.
- On the course students learned how to make papers from plant fibres such as bog rushes, straw, cotton and banana leaf known as abacca.
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