- n. 树篱；篱笆；障碍；防护物；套期保值；推诿
- v. 用树篱围；避免直接回答；两面下注
- [C]树篱 row of bushes or shrubs planted close together and forming a boundary for a field
- [C]保护手段 means of defence against possible loss
- vt. 用树篱围起 make a hedge round sth
- vt. 受…的束缚 be full of or surrounded by, especially in a way that causes difficulty or limits one's actions
- vt. & vi. 回避 refuse to answer directly
a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement;
"when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues);
"He dodged the issue"
"she skirted the problem"
"They tend to evade their responsibilities"
"he evaded the questions skillfully"
hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge;
"The animals were hedged in"
enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges;
"hedge the property"
minimize loss or risk;
"diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"
"hedge your bets"
- They managed to wriggle their way through the thick hedge.
- There is an opening in the hedge.
- There is a hedge of spectators along the sidewalk.
- Buying a house is the best hedge against inflation.
- respond grimly
- Mr. Green began to hedge his courtyard in last year.
- When I'm asked about this on occasion,I hedge the question too.
- When you have made a bad bet, it is best to hedge off.
- The sheep got into the field through a gap in the hedge.
- Buying gold may be a hedge against inflation.
- Answer “yes” or “no”—don't hedge.
- No mathematician is infallible; he may make mistakes, but he must not hedge.
- You're hedging again—have you or haven't you got the money?
- They planted lilacs to hedge the yard.
- The difficulties hedged all approach.
- The president hedged the question of tax relief.
- They were advising clients to hedge the imminent inflation by buying farmland.
- hedge against (v.+prep.)
防止,警惕 protect; guard against (sth)
hedge against sth
This money must be saved for the purpose of hedging against change in the exchange rate.
- hedge in (v.+adv.)
限制,束缚 surround or limit (sth)
hedge sb/sth ⇔ in
He hedged a piece of land in.
The garden was well hedged in.
This town is hedged in by hills.
这个镇四周环山。hedge sb/sth ⇔ in with sth
It won't do to hedge your pupils in with a thousand dos and don'ts.
They are hedged in with rules and regulations.
- hedge off (v.+adv.)
两面下注 gamble on two sides
When you have made a bad bet, it is best to hedge off.
- crop〔plant〕 a hedge 修剪〔栽种〕树篱
- hedge against 避免…的措施
- hedge in by hills 四周环山
- hedge off from the outer world 与外界隔绝
- hedge sb about with rules 以清规戒律束缚某人的手脚
- hedge in with 用…困住〔限制〕
- hedge sb's path with difficulties 在某人的道路上设置障碍
An ornamental rose garden separated from the lawn by a neat briar hedge.出自： W. Boyd
There's such divinity doth hedge a King.出自：Hamlet , Shakespeare
- hedge通常多用作及物动词,接名词或代词作宾语; 用作不及物动词时常表示“回避”。