The guards hustled the prisoners into the jail.
The star's manager hustled him out the back door of the theater to avoid the throngs of fans.
He's not the most talented player on the team, but he always hustles.
He's been hustling drugs for a few years.
They hustle diamonds, furs—whatever people are buying.
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People who hustle are always looking for new opportunities.
Udit Goenka, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2022 There are men who hustle, men who disillusion their women, and men who lie — to themselves as much as others.BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2022 Having missed road games for the births of his two sons, Spoelstra this time did not have to hustle back to South Florida, instead afforded the opportunity to join the team’s camp in the Bahamas later in the week.
Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 26 Sep. 2022 For a moment, Lil Baby imagines how his life would have played out had he not been forced to hustle for money to help his family, helmed by a single mother.
Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 22 Aug. 2022 Brewers are able to hop in their vehicles and travel to the farms, fill bags with the fragrant green hop cones, and hustle back to the brewhouse.oregonlive, 24 Sep. 2022 Meanwhile, Ava runs a side hustle out of the school parking lot.
Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 18 Sep. 2022 Ohtani then had to try to hustle back to first to prevent a double play.
Sarah Valenzuela, Los Angeles Times, 14 Aug. 2022 This distinguishes Risktaker from blasé coke rappers who only hustle on social media.
Will Dukes, Rolling Stone, 22 Sep. 2022 See More
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Dutch husselen to shake, from Middle Dutch hutselen, frequentative of hutsen