- 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 guerraMore example sentences
- 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
againststh una salvaguardia or cobertura contraalgo as a hedge against inflation como salvaguardia or cobertura contra la inflaciónMore example sentences
- 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
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
hedge aboutverb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) to be hedged about
hedge inverb + 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
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Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937.