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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hustle.


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  • The team captain hustled to the bench, his teammates laughing at his Usain Bolt-like quickness.

  • Without another word they were hustled from the room and into the lift.

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  • He was pulled from his bed, hooded, bound, hustled from the house, placed in a vehicle, and driven quickly away.

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  • John there to see that things "hustled" -- which last was really unnecessary to mention, for John's very presence meant "hustle" -- with

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  • The immense man, brandishing his recovered certificates, plunged forward to encounter them, shouting in Arabic, hustled them back, kicked them, struck at the camels with a stick till those in front receded upon those behind and the street was blocked by struggling beasts and resounded with roaring snarls, the thud of wooden bales clashing together, and the desperate protests of the camel-drivers, one of whom was sent rolling into a noisome dust heap with his turban torn from his head.

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  • We gathered up our parachutes without a word and hustled over to the hangar to prepare for our next jumps.

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  • Dare might have "hustled" to increase the size of the bets, but he must have known that either of such evenly matched opponents could have won.

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  • I would think that if he had really "hustled" Obama's people it would be more directly laid out in the complaint.

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  • TIME Ragazine posts an article this afternoon under the headline "Did Senator Vitter Get Hustled?" followed by an article that had absolutely nothing to do with him being 'hustled' by anybody.

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  • In short, did Vitty get "hustled" by knowledgable enemies in 2002, as well as 2007?

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