Share this entry

Share this page

hedge

Pronunciación: /hedʒ/

Traducción de hedge en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1 seto (masculine) (verde or vivo) you look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards ¡qué pinta(s) traes! [colloquial/familiar], 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) a hedge against sth 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/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [field/garden] cercar* ([ con seto ]) 1.2 [Finance] [investments] to hedge sth (against sth) cubrir* or proteger* algo (contra algo) bet 1 2

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (evade the issue) dar* rodeos, tratar de escaparse por la tangente 1.2 [Finance] (cover oneself) to hedge against sth cubrirse* or protegerse* contra algo

Verbos con partícula

hedge about

verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva)
to be hedged about with sth 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/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (with hedge) cercar* ([ con seto ]) 1.2 (with restrictions, difficulties) (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) I felt hedged in by rules and regulations me sentía muy limitado or constreñido or atado por toda la normativa

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿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

Palabra del día papista
adj
papist …
Dato cultural del día

A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.