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"In a hurry" is a phrase which is often translated as "de prisa", and "be in a hurry" is a phrase which is often translated as "tener prisa". Learn more about the difference between "in a hurry" and "be in a hurry" below.
in a hurry(
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uh
 
huh
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ri
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. de prisa
The dinner party was that night, so I bought a bottle of wine in a hurry.La cena fue esa noche, y compré de prisa una botella de vino.
b. apurado (adjective)
She's not unfriendly, just in a hurry.Ella no es antipática sino que esté apurada.
c. de apuro
I can't believe my nephew's birthday is in two days. I have to buy a gift in a hurry!No puedo creer que el cumpleaños de mi sobrino vendrá en dos días. ¡Tengo que comprar de apuro un regalo!
d. con las prisas
Is it possible to take a different route? I'm in a hurry to get to the airport.¿Es posible tomar una ruta diferente? Estoy yendo al aeropuerto con las prisas.
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be in a hurry(
bi
 
ihn
 
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huh
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ri
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. tener prisa
Can we talk about this later? I'm in a hurry.¿Podemos hablar de esto luego? Tengo prisa.
b. estar de prisa
Life is stressful when you're in a hurry. Sometimes you need to slow down and take a deep breath.La vida es estresante cuando estás de prisa. A veces necesitas tranquilizarte y respirar hondo.
c. estar apurado
Are you in a hurry? I'd love to talk to you about our weekend plans.¿Estás apurado? Me encantaría hablar contigo acerca de nuestros planes del fin de semana.
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