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  • The meaning of "Hedge" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. 1) people grow and shape small trees in a fence or wall. 2) trying to mitigate a bad outcome. The Jones have a lovely hedge in their yard. On the weekend he likes to trim his hedge to train its shape. He likes to hedge his bets, by betting on more that one horse. A good broker knows how to hedge his risk to avoid to great a loss.

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    2. It’s a fence made of shrubs.

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    2. They were hedged (surrounded) into the backyard by the trees.

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    2. @@IvanRizzo There are a lot of privet hedges in England Hedges can be found everywhere in the British countryside

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    2. It is not a common word at least not in expressions. A hedge is a row of trees that have been trimmed to make a type of fence. As the previous poster said, ¨hedge your bets¨is a an expression, that is pretty common, but I don´t think there are others.

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    2. "Hedge your bets" means to avoid making a commitment when faced with a difficult decision (literally it means to place a bet both ways). "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" (not eyes) means don't risk everything on the success of one venture (an appropriate alternative to that is hedging your bets =P)

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    2. A hedge is a line of tight bushes and most times reaches your waist or are cut to that height to separate areas. Sometimes acting as a fence. A fence is a structure that wraps around a property. It's used to define a property line or to keep animals in/out of a property line.

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    2. A nice paragraph. very understandable. The first sentence is a little awkward. Perhaps "looking at flowers is my new hobby" Also you shouldn't use "or" in the second sentence. plus I think the comma after "this morning" isn't needed. """ Looking at flowers is my new hobby. This morning I took a picture of a hedge bindweed, a plant of the Convolvulus genus, in the garden. """

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    2. "spare fundings" No fundings are spare, replace with "spare funds" "is spent" Plural of fundings/funds, replace with "are spent" "Thus there are less available money" Money is uncountable, hence replace with "Thus there is less available money" "for investments for in other sectors" Invalid, replace with "for investing in other sectors" "would benefit to the population" Not correct, you cannot benefit to something, replace with "would benefit the population" "setting a developing economy" Not very natural, replace with "developing the economy" "neglected which" Add a comma between the two words "for the health sectors" 1. "on the health sectors" 2. There are multiple health sectors in economy? Double-check that, possible replacement is "on the health sector" "care which" Add a comma between the two words "spiral of debts" Debt is cumulative, it's better to say "spiral of debt" "are alternative investment" You're not defining them but explaining, say "are a type of alternative investment" "These funds are alternative investment that buy capitals from accredited individuals or institutional investors and invests" Lots of repetition of "invest", remove institutional investors, change to "These funds are a type of alternative investment, which buys capital from accredited individuals and puts money into [a variety of assets...]" "Debts-wise" Cumulative, use "Debt-wise" Replace "trials" with "Court trials" due to ambiguity "coined" refers to the creation not of businesses but of words in languages. Replace with "formed" "Paul Singer, Elliott Management Corporation" This makes it imply that these two formed a company, replace with "Paul Singer, called Elliott Management Corporation" "they succeeded their investment" Unnatural, replace with "they successfully invested" "american assets" National adjective, replace with "American assets" "if it was not for the constitutional clause used by US President George W. Bush." Perhaps specify what clause exactly? "debts could" Replace with "The debt could" "thus" doesn't need commas, replace "thus, damage" with "thus damage" Treat "hedge funds" as a singular phenomenon and thus replace "[...] are real threats" with "Hedge funding is a real threat [...]" " 'Beggars can't be choosers' " Put a comma after this phrase "debts is a constraint" Change to "debt is a constraint" "[...] to development" Is unnecessarily stretched, reform the sentence to say "Debt constantly hinders the development of economically-underdeveloped nations" "Even if on a short-term basis, being indebted is less of a hindrance than an assistance, on a long-term basis, " Really strange structure (and a spelling mistake), reform entirely to: "Being indebted, even on a short-term basis, is less of an economic burden [...]" Also, "being indebted is less of a hindrance than an assistance" Why would assistance hinder you in any way?

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    2. They're not quite the same. "All I can do" means "I have no other options". This is not the same as "I prepare carefully". You can say "I don't want to get into trouble, but all I can do is prepare carefully in advance." or" I don't want gift into trouble, but all I can do is hedge my risks/bets." If you have other options, then you can say, "I don't want to get into trouble, so I'm hedging my risks/bets." I hope this is clear enough!

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    2. The expression "stuff of ~" is literally ~の物, something that belongs to ~. I think it's most commonly used as "stuff of legends" = "something that has become legendary". In this case, the meaning would be ニュースの見出しの物として残っている, or in other words, "remains as something that belongs in newspaper headlines".

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    2. hedging their bets? Is that what you heard? If so, it means to reduce risk.

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