- vt. 催促；猛推；强夺
- vi. 赶紧；硬挤过去；拼命挣钱
- n. 推；奔忙；拥挤喧嚷
CET6+ TEM4 TOEFL
1. 哈娑舞（英：Hustle，又译“哈梭”、“哈斯尔”）是对1970年代数种十分流行的迪斯科舞的昵称。一般可以将哈娑舞归类于摇摆舞(Swing dance)。
3. 电影：美国骗局：American Hustle.
4. 电影：川流熙攘: Hustle & Flow.
- hustle (v.)
- 1680s, "to shake to and fro" (especially of money in a cap, as part of a game called hustle-cap), metathesized from Dutch hutselen, husseln "to shake, to toss," frequentative of hutsen, variant of hotsen "to shake." "The stems hot-, hut- appear in a number of formations in both High and Low German dialects, all implying a shaking movement" [OED]. Related: Hustled; hustling. Meaning "push roughly, shove" first recorded 1751. That of "hurry, move quickly" is from 1812.
The key-note and countersign of life in these cities [of the U.S. West] is the word "hustle." We have caught it in the East. but we use it humorously, just as we once used the Southern word "skedaddle," but out West the word hustle is not only a serious term, it is the most serious in the language. [Julian Ralph, "Our Great West," N.Y., 1893]
Sense of "to get in a quick, illegal manner" is 1840 in American English; that of "to sell goods aggressively" is 1887.
- hustle (n.)
- "pushing activity; activity in the interest of success," 1891, American English, from hustle (v.); earlier it meant "a shaking together" (1715). Sense of "illegal business activity" is by 1963, American English. As a name of a popular dance, by 1975.
- 1. We're expected to hustle and fight for what we want.
- 2. You'll have to hustle if you're to get home for supper.
- 3. Jenny was exhausted by the hustle of city life.
- 4. She waited until they were beyond the hustle of the Washington Saturday night traffic.
- 5. Shell Cottage provides the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of London.
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