Compartir esta entrada

hedge
Inglés americano: /hɛdʒ/
Inglés británico: /hɛdʒ/

Traducción de hedge en español:

noun

  • 1 you look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards
    ¡qué pinta(s) traes! [colloquial]
    parece que vinieras de la guerra
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • High walls, fences, thorny hedges and bushes can all put off burglars but make sure the front of your home is visible to passers-by
    • Tall shrubs, hedges, or vine-covered fences make a detached patio private.
    • As the hedge grows, prune the sides so the bottom is slightly wider than the top to prevent the upper limbs from shading the lower ones.
  • 2 (safeguard) Ver ejemplos:a hedge against something
    una salvaguardia or cobertura contra algo
    as a hedge against inflation
    como salvaguardia or cobertura contra la inflación
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • So, as beautiful as the yellow metal might be, gold is neither a hedge against inflation nor a protection against uncertainty.
    • The savings ratio is also influenced by inflation (rising prices), because people feel a greater need to save as a hedge against higher inflation.
    • Experts nevertheless recommend that sophisticated investors have some gold in their portfolio not only as a hedge against inflation, but also as a way to control risk.

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (field/garden) (con seto)
    1.2 (Finance) (investments)to hedge something (against something)
    cubrir or proteger algo (contra algo)
    bet 1 2
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • At the junction of these roads was a fairly large field hedged all round.
    • But the further south I got in England, the more the land was fenced in and hedged off.
    • The floor area is shortly to be fenced to a height of three feet, then hedged and landscaped and when completed will be only facility of its kind in football and hopefully used for the promotion of the game in local schools.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (evade the issue)
    dar rodeos
    tratar de escaparse por la tangente
    1.2 (Finance) (cover oneself) Ver ejemplos:to hedge against something
    cubrirse or protegerse contra algo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But how can investors hedge against rising commodity prices?
    • I prefer to own these bonds in equal parts to hedge against a loss in the value of the U.S. dollar.
    • Taking into account the worst scenario of a further rise in property prices, is there any kind of investment that I can hedge against this with my cash after the sale?
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Note that we're not hedging that statement - it will happen.
    • ‘I've been busy,’ I hedged, trying to avoid eye contact.
    • Under a storm of protest, Sontag at first hedged and then eventually dodged the issue.

Verbos con partícula

hedge about

verb + object + adverb (usually passive)
to be hedged about with something
estar erizado or plagado de algo
it was hedged about with legal problems
estaba erizado or plagado de problemas legales

hedge in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1.1 (with hedge)
(con seto)
1.2 (with restrictions, difficulties) (often passive) I felt hedged in by rules and regulations
me sentía muy limitado or constreñido or atado por toda la normativa

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Palabra del día whippersnapper
    Pronunciación: ˈwɪpəsnapə
    noun
    a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...
    Dato cultural del día

    ESO (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria) is one of the stages of secondary education established in Spain by the LOE - Ley Orgánica de Educación (2006). It begins at twelve years of age and ends at sixteen, the age at which compulsory education ends. The old division between a technical and an academic education is not as marked in ESO, as all secondary pupils receive basic professional training.