¿Sabías que...?: Se dice que es saludable echarse una siestecita después del almuerzo a diario.
hurry / prisa
hurry   [ˈhʌrɪ]
A. -noun   prisa (f),   apuro (m) Latin America
·to be in a hurry (to do something)
tener prisa or Latin America apuro (por hacer algo)
·I'masculine in no hurry
·I'masculine not in any hurry
·no tengo prisa
·they were in no hurry to pay us
·no se dieron prisa por pagarnos
·are you in a hurry for this?
·¿le corre prisa (esto)?
·in our hurry to leave we left the keys behind
·con las prisas de or por marcharnos nos dejamos olvidadas las llaves
·to do something in a hurry
·hacer algo de prisa
·he won't do that again in a hurry
*   eso no lo vuelve a hacer
·I shan't come back here in a hurry
·aquí no pongo los pies nunca masculineánoun
a. is there [any] hurry? =   ¿corre prisa?
b. there'noun [no] (great) hurry =   no hay or corre prisa
c. [what'noun] the hurry? =   ¿a qué viene tanta prisa?
B. -transitive verb
[+person]   meter prisa a,   apresurar,   apurar Latin America
[+work, job]   hacer apresuradamente,   hacer deprisa y corriendo
·this is a job that cannot be hurried
·este es un trabajo que no admite prisas
·he won't be hurried
·no le gusta que le metan prisa
a. don't let yourself be hurried [into] making a decision =   no te obligues a tomar una decisiónoun precipitada
b. they hurried him [to] a doctor =   lo llevaron a toda prisa a un masculineédico
·troops were hurried to the spot
·se enviaron tropas con urgencia al lugar
C. -intransitive verb   darse prisa,   apurarse Latin America
·¡date prisa!,   ¡apúrate! Latin America
·don't hurry!
¡no hay prisa or Latin America apuro!
·to hurry to do something   darse prisa or Latin America apurarse en hacer algo,   apresurarse a hacer algo
a. to hurry [after] somebody =   correr detránoun de somebody, someone
b. to hurry [back] =   volver de prisa
c. she hurried [home] =   se dio prisa para llegar a casa
d. to hurry [in] =   entrar corriendo
e. I [must] hurry =   tengo que correr or darme prisa
f. to hurry [out] =   salir corriendo
g. he hurried [over] to us =   vino a toda prisa or corriendo hasta nosotros
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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