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hustle up

(transitive) (informal, mainly US & Canadian) to prepare quickly
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  • hustle up to Potter's house and get all the particulars you can.

    Larry Dexter's Great Search Howard R. Garis
  • Anna, you hustle up some engraved notices to get around to all our friends.

    Rope Holworthy Hall
  • You hustle up an' run a bridle through your p'int o' teeth or your boom for re-election 's over, you lily-fingered gambler!

  • Now what we've got to do is to hustle up and get busy over costumes.

  • To-morrow Burlingame would ask her to hustle up the Sunday stuff, and she would hustle.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
  • He chased us, and I had to hustle up here, while Josh went for help.

  • The game starts in an hour and a half; I've got to hustle up there.

    The Mark of the Knife Clayton H. Ernst
  • "hustle up, Frank," she cried, with a sudden return to her normal manner.

    Neighbours Robert Stead
  • It takes money to travel, and I dont think Bugs could hustle up railroad fare to save his life.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King Lester Chadwick

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