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prisa

Translation of prisa in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (en locuciones) a or de prisa deprisaa toda prisa
    as fast as possible
    huyó de allí a toda prisa
    she fled as fast as she could go
    correr prisa, no se preocupe, estos no (me) corren prisa
    don't worry, there's no rush for these o I'm not in a rush for these
    de prisa y corriendo deprisasin prisa pero sin pausa, el público entraba en la tienda sin prisa pero sin pausa
    there was a steady stream of people going into the shop
    sin prisa pero sin pausa la situación va mejorando
    slowly but surely the situation is getting better
Example sentences
  • No es un equipo que tenga prisa o que se desespere.
  • No me sentí por eso demasiado entusiasmado ni tuve gran prisa por moverme.
  • He trabajado sin prisa, sin pausa, sin ruido.

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