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hinge
American English: /hɪndʒ/
British English: /hɪn(d)ʒ/

Translation of hinge in Spanish:

noun

intransitive verb hinges, hinging, hinged

  • to hinge on something
    (turn)
    girar sobre algo
    (be fixed)
    ir asegurado con bisagras a algo
    (depend)
    depender de algo
    it all hinges on her decision
    todo depende de su decisión
    Example sentences
    • Selling is a strange phenomenon because being successful financially in this industry hinges upon your individual performance.
    • The success of the Raiders hinges largely on the performance of their reconfigured defensive line.
    • Any innovator will tell you that success hinges less on getting everything right than on how you handle getting things wrong.

transitive verb hinges, hinging, hinged

  • to hinge something on oto something
    unir algo a algo con bisagras
    the flaps are hinged to the wing of the aircraft
    los alerones están unidos por bisagras al ala del avión

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