rustle up

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rustle up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to prepare (a meal, snack, etc) rapidly, esp at short notice
2. to forage for and obtain
يُحَضِّر بِسُرْعَه
rychle si připravit/opatřit
tína saman/til
aceleyle hazırlamak

w>rustle up

vt sep (inf) mealimprovisieren (inf); moneyauftreiben; can you rustle up a cup of coffee?können Sie eine Tasse Kaffee beschaffen?


(ˈrasl) verb
1. to (make something) make a soft, whispering sound. The wind rustled in the trees; She rustled her papers.
2. (American) to steal (cattle etc).
ˈrustler noun
(American) a person who steals cattle etc.
rustle up
to get or make quickly. He rustled up a meal.
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Kids learn about where food comes from as well as how to rustle up something tasty.
They'll need to rustle up something more exciting than a railway mushroom slice in a paper bag.