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American English: /haɪd/
British English: /hʌɪd/

transitive verb past tense hidPronunciation: /hɪd/ past participle hidden or [archaic]
hid

  • 1 (conceal, secrete)
    (object/person)
    esconder
    he hid her in the bedroom
    la escondió en el dormitorio
    to hide something from somebodyshe hid the money from the police
    escondió el dinero para que no lo encontrara la policía
    to hide oneself
    esconderse
    he hid himself in the undergrowth
    se escondió en la maleza
    I don't know where she's gone and hidden herself
    no sé dónde se ha metido
    Example sentences
    • He had saved around £2,000 which had been hidden away in a holdall behind a table in his bungalow.
    • On Saturday we continued with the sorting out and tackled three boxes of assorted stuff that have been carefully hidden away in the cupboards in the spare room since we moved in over eighteen months ago.
    • The silver gilt trophy had been hidden away in a bank vault in a secret location.
  • 2 (keep secret)
    (emotions/thoughts)
    ocultar
    to hide one's feelings
    ocultar sus ( or mis etc) sentimientos
    to hide something from somebody
    ocultarle algo a alguien
    he hid his fears from his wife
    le ocultó sus temores a su mujer
    don't try and hide it from me
    no intentes ocultármelo
    I've got nothing to hide
    no tengo nada que ocultar or esconder
    Example sentences
    • The facts had to be hidden from his wife, Danielle.
    • I agreed to act as though our affair were a secret, a clandestine drama to be hidden from the rest of the world.
    • Like Cherise, who missed her father and made no secret about it, Lindiwe was open emotionally, never hiding the fact that she missed her husband and child.
  • 3 (mask, screen) she hid her face in her hands and wept
    se tapó la cara con las manos y se echó a llorar
    a line of tall trees hid the house from view o from sight
    una hilera de árboles altos no dejaba ver la casa
    Example sentences
    • The moon was hidden behind a cloud and she couldn't see anything, but her ears could hear a suspicious tiptoeing around the front door.
    • The night is filled with bright, sparkling stars as far as the eye can see, without cloud or smog to hide them.
    • The moon was hidden behind thick black clouds and she had to grope her way around the unfamiliar surroundings.

intransitive verb past tense hidPronunciation: /hɪd/ past participle hidden or [archaic]
hid

  • esconderse
    quick, let's hide! to hide behind somebody/something
    esconderse detrás de alguien/algo
    where've you been hiding all these weeks?
    ¿dónde has estado metido todas estas semanas?
    to hide from somebody
    esconderse de alguien
    it was impossible to hide from his father's wrath
    era imposible escapar a la ira de su padre

noun

  • (British English) (in bird-watching, hunting)
    Example sentences
    • We expect the camera crew to sit patiently in a camouflaged hide, waiting for the wildlife to wander by.
    • The property sleeps nine and has ready access to woodland walks and a five-acre wildlife reserve with bird hides and a trout lake.
    • If you were building a hide from which to observe them in their natural habitat, you would probably situate it somewhere in the north-west between Liverpool and Wigan.

Phrasal verbs

hide away

1verb + adverb
esconderse
2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object hidden away in the backstreets
escondido en una calle apartada

hide out

( (American English) also) hide up verb + adverb
[colloquial]
esconderse

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American English: /haɪd/
British English: /hʌɪd/

noun

countable or uncountable
  • 1 (of animal)
    Example sentences
    • The production of leather from animal hides was a time-consuming and dreadfully smelly process.
    • During the winter, additional warmth was provided by bear skins and buffalo hides.
    • In return for animal hides, the merchants of Southampton obtained gold, silver, glass ware, and wine.
  • 2 [humorous] (of human) he did that to save his own hide
    lo hizo para salvar el pellejo or su propio pellejo [colloquial]
    he's got a hide like a rhinoceros
    tiene la piel más dura que un elefante
    not to see hide nor hair of somebody [colloquial]
    no verle el pelo a alguien [colloquial]
    I've not seen hide nor hair of him since Tuesday
    no le he visto el pelo desde el martes
    to have somebody's hide [colloquial]if you let me down, I'll have your hide!
    como me dejes colgado, pagarás con el pellejo [colloquial]
    to tan somebody's hide [colloquial]
    curtir a alguien a palos [colloquial]
    I'll tan your hide if you do that again!
    ¡como vuelvas a hacer eso, te curto a palos!
    Example sentences
    • A player might start out not looking very tough, but he develops a thick hide and becomes a tough guy at the height of his abilities.
    • Develop a thick hide and have patience - and keep writing, whether you get recognized or not.
    • Fortunately, my hide was thick enough that I didn't let it get to me.

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