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apresurar

Translation of apresurar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (apresurarse)

  • apresúrate, que llegamos tarde hurry up or we'll be late es una decisión que hay que considerar con tiempo, no nos apresuremos it's a decision that needs a lot of thought, let's not rush into it o/or be hastyapresurarse a + infinitivo/infinitive se apresuraron a desmentir la noticia they were quick to deny the news se apresuró a defenderla he hastened o/or rushed to her defense, he was quick to defend her se apresuraron a subir los precios they rushed to put their prices up, they wasted no time in putting their prices up

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