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  • v. Present participle of hustle.

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Examples

  • You have spent these last ten years in active, quick decisions, accumulating energy, push, drive -- what you call hustling; while I have been trying to see into things a little, trying to find out what is worth hustling for -- whether anything is.

    Flint His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes

  • "I guess if hustling is what it takes to win, that's what I'm going to do to help us win."

    USATODAY.com - An ugly win, a worthy champ

  • But Perez, had he been hustling from the second the ball left Zeile's bat instead of loafing it because he thought it was a homer (the ball did hit the top of the left-field wall), he would've scored no problem.

    Subway Series off to perfect start

  • Marlo only want’s to control the streets which will catch up to him in the end, it always does (i. e) The goal of hustling is to get out the game not to control It, we learned that from Stringer Bell … Quote from Mcnulty and Bodie “The game is rigged” ….

    What Do Real Thugs Think of The Wire? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • And even what is called their hustling method can truly be said to cut both ways, or hustle both ways; for if they hustle in, they also hustle out.

    What I Saw in America

  • Boys are more interested in hustling, which is a quick way of making a living, rather than making the commitment to study.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Gone were the large extravagant stands, and in were the country stands full of independent labels hustling their way through the new music industry.

    MusicDish e-Journal

  • It acknowledged the "sensitive" nature of the transaction and laid bare the kind of hustling that is common when private galleries do business with major institutions, but which is usually conducted in secret: "There is also extra pressure as Chris is getting married next week and I suspect he may be less willing than previously to wait for an extended period in terms of finance."

    Victoria Miro, queen of arts

  • A good deal of his cross examination consisted of questioning about his former rap group, as defense attorneys elicited that the group produced a CD containing "hustling" songs titled "We Be Thuggin, '" "Let Off A Shot," and "Gangsta."

    Tonya Plank: What Does It Take To Convict Police in The Shooting of an Unarmed Black Man?

  • People of color should view "hustling" as a "good middle ground between straightness and more extreme forms of lawbreaking."

    The Wright Side of the Brain

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