skynda

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skynda (present skyndar, preterite skyndade, supine skyndat, imperative skynda)

  1. (reflexive) to hurry; to move quickly, to do something quickly
    Om du inte skyndar dig till bussen så kommer du missa den.
    If you don't hurry to the bus you'll miss it.
  2. (rare) to hurry to do something; to do something as soon as possible
    Skynda att ta ut bullarna ur ugnen!
    Hurry to take the buns out of the oven!
  3. to hurry; to move quickly
    Om du inte skyndar till bussen så kommer du missa den.
    If you don't hurry to the bus you'll miss it.
  4. (with "till") to (quickly) approach someone in order to offer help or assistance
    Mannen skyndade till till de nödställda.
    The man hurried to the people in distress.
  5. (intransitive, with "") to hurry up, to move or act faster
  6. (transitive, with "") to rush someone or something; to cause to move or act faster
    Om han drar benen efter sig igen måste du skynda på honom.
    If he drags his feet again you'll have to rush him.

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  • (to move quickly): hasta

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