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fence British & World English

A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape

ox fence British & World English

A strong fence for confining cattle, consisting of a hedge with a strong guard rail on one side, and usually a ditch on the other

fence post British & World English

A timber or metal post set in the ground as a supporting part of a fence

rail fence British & World English

A fence, typically a wooden one, made of posts and rails

ring fence British & World English

A fence completely enclosing a farm or piece of land

snake fence British & World English

A fence made of roughly split rails or poles joined in a zigzag pattern with their ends crossing

snow fence British & World English

A fence erected to prevent hazardous snowdrifts, typically by the side of a road

sunk fence British & World English

A ditch with one side formed by a wall or with a fence running along the bottom

fence lizard British & World English

A small gray-brown North American spiny lizard that typically has bright markings and often basks on rail fences, logs, and tree stumps

fence-mending British & World English

The action of making peace with a person or group

picket fence British & World English

A wooden fence made of spaced uprights connected by two or more horizontal rails

electric fence British & World English

A fence through which an electric current can be passed, giving an electric shock to any person or animal touching it

over the fence in fence British & World English

Unreasonable or unacceptable

over the fence British & World English

Unreasonable or unacceptable

sit on the fence in fence British & World English

Avoid making a decision or choice

sit on the fence British & World English

Avoid making a decision or choice

side of the fence in fence British & World English

Used to refer to either of the opposing positions or interests involved in a particular situation

side of the fence British & World English

Used to refer to either of the opposing positions or interests involved in a particular situation

fence something in/off in fence British & World English

Enclose or separate an area with a fence

fence someone/thing out in fence British & World English

Use a barrier to exclude someone or something

the grass is always greener on the other side British & World English

Other people’s lives or situations always seem better than your own

snake-rail fence in snake fence British & World English

A fence made of roughly split rails or poles joined in a zigzag pattern with their ends crossing

the grass is always greener on the other side in grass British & World English

Other people’s lives or situations always seem better than your own

fence English Thesaurus

she crept through a gap in the fence

fence English-Spanish

cerca f, valla f, cerco mAmL

ring fence English-Spanish

cerca f, valla f, cerco m

fence in English-Spanish

cercar*, vallar

chain-link fence English-Spanish

alambrada f, valla

fence off English-Spanish

separar con una cerca

wire fence in fence English-Spanish

alambrada f, alambrado mAmL

wire fence in wire English-Spanish

alambrada f, alambrado mAmL

to sit on the fence in fence English-Spanish

mirar los toros desde la barrera, nadar entre dos aguas, no definirse

the perimeter fence/wire in perimeter English-Spanish

la valla/la alambrada que cerca el recinto

she looked over the fence in look English-Spanish

miró por encima de la valla

he vaulted over the fence in vault English-Spanish

saltó (por encima de) la cerca

the fox crept under the fence in creep English-Spanish

el zorro pasó arrastrándose por debajo de la cerca

you can jump over the fence in over English-Spanish

puedes saltar (por encima de) la valla

he sat astride the fence/horse in astride English-Spanish

estaba sentado en la valla/montado en el caballo a horcajadas

they broke a hole in the fence in break English-Spanish

abrieron una brecha en la valla

he sent the ball over the fence in send English-Spanish

mandó la pelota al otro lado del cerco

the ball flew right over the fence in right English-Spanish

la pelota fue a parar al otro lado de la valla


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