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safety net

Translation of safety net in Spanish:


  • 1 (for acrobats)
    red (feminine) de seguridad
    Example sentences
    • But the cliff under me crumbled away beneath me, and I fell without a safety net there to catch me.
    • This new building is very close to the road and very high with no fencing around it or a safety net to catch anything that might fall.
    • Tiger's branch was then cut off, while the SPCA waited below with a safety net to catch her.
  • 2 (protection)
    Example sentences
    • The spreading recession has exposed gaping holes in the safety net for workers and the poor.
    • Workers have seen the standard of living, the social safety net, and wages decline over the last thirty years.
    • They see us as do-nothing union workers who want a cushy safety net so we can suck off the government.
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