hustle up

phrasal verb

hustled up; hustling up; hustles up
US, informal
: to quickly get or find (something)
I'll try to hustle up some tickets to tonight's game.
Let's see if we can hustle up some lunch.

Examples of hustle up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McCaffrey took a short pass and hustled up the sideline for a 24-yard gain, and Purdy, running to his right, connected with Kyle Juszczyk for a diving 13-yard catch along the sideline. Brett Knight, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 Last week, President Biden and former President Trump hustled up to Michigan, where the United Auto Workers have gone on strike amid contract negotiations with GM, Ford and Stellantis, the company formerly known as Chrysler. Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times, 1 Oct. 2023 One person sent me a photograph taken of Zaslav hustling up Madison Avenue, in jeans, a sports coat over a zip vest, and dark glasses, talking animatedly on his phone. Clare Malone, The New Yorker, 23 Aug. 2023 The prediction was largely based on data from the National Hurricane Center, which shows Hilary hustling up the coast of Baja California. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023 Hamby shared her thoughts with us while taking a brief break from caring for her babies, using her Willow, and hustling up and down the court as the new season forges on. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 5 June 2023

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“Hustle up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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