"afanarse" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
afanarse{verb}
to nip{v.t.} [Amer.] [coll.] (steal)
to swipe{v.t.} [coll.] (steal)
to nick{vb} [Brit.] [coll.]
El Gobierno de Islandia debe afanarse más: son los ciudadanos islandeses los que deben estar convencidos de participar en el desafío europeo.
The Icelandic Government must work harder: it is the Icelandic people who must be convinced about wanting to participate in the European challenge.
to jack{v.t.} [Amer.] [coll.] (to steal)
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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En segundo lugar, es preciso que el Consejo Europeo evite afanarse por estar al final de la lista –la huida adelante.
Secondly, the European Council must avoid a scramble to be at the end of the list – .
El Gobierno de Islandia debe afanarse más: son los ciudadanos islandeses los que deben estar convencidos de participar en el desafío europeo.
The Icelandic Government must work harder: it is the Icelandic people who must be convinced about wanting to participate in the European challenge.