English version

the hustings

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe hustingsthe hustingsPPVthe process of trying to persuade people to vote for you by making speeches etcat/on the hustings The senator is usually at his best on the hustings. hustings
Examples from the Corpus
at/on the hustingsHe will be the one playing to the packed houses, the one gaining the loudest applause on the hustings.He remains a formidable political operator and is usually at his best on the hustings.But there seemed nothing wrong with the head of government appearing to be the challenger on the hustings.The joker exaggerated Lilley's plight, but gave an indication of a dilemma he was about to face on the hustings.But it is unlikely to happen at the hustings or in the run up to the election.Nationally, for the politicians on the hustings won't be so simple.No wonder the scribblers on the hustings have so much stale garbage blowing around their brains.
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