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American English: /dɑdʒ/
British English: /dɒdʒ/

Translation of dodge in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1
    sacudirse [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • When the news was wafted to his father's factory, all his colleagues dodged him as if they were avoiding a deadly plague.
    • This time, he wasn't quick enough in dodging any attacks.
    • I pushed myself up and dodged a sudden flurry to my right, just in time to avoid someone else's arms.
  • 2
    we dodged paying our fare
    viajamos sin pagar
    to dodge the draft (US)
    (no acudir a la llamada a filas)
    Example sentences
    • Only if no attempt is made to collect my fare will I dodge payment.
    • No respite is given to the women constantly dodging detection and caught up at every turn by gender-specific restrictions.
    • Are you dodging the social life question?

intransitive verb

  • echarse a un lado
    she dodged behind the car
    se escondió rápidamente detrás del coche


  • 1 (trick) [colloquial] that's an old dodge
    ese es un truco muy viejo
    Example sentences
    • How dare this President collect taxes from ordinary Americans after touting a company that created 881 offshore dodges to avoid taxes.
    • The effect has been to encourage the well-off to take out plans for children as a tax dodge.
    • The bill repeals restrictions on ‘top-heavy’ pension plans set up as tax dodges by employers.
  • 2 (sidestep)
    esquive (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • A guard shot at me but with a quick dodge from my new agility I managed to avoid at it.
    • The boost in graphical detail has also improved their movements, making their dodges, grapples and infiltrations seem much more realistic.
    • She rushed in, preparing to make a quick dodge into the kitchen to grab another drink and then get back out, but froze on the spot two steps into the house.
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