Translation of "dodge" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɒdʒ/ us /dɑdʒ/ present participle dodging, past tense and past participle dodged

to move quickly to avoid someone or something

esquivar, escabullirse
He managed to dodge the security guard.

to avoid doing something you should do

The minister dodged questions about his relationship with the actress.

(Translation of “dodge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /dodʒ/

to avoid (something) by a sudden and/or clever movement

She dodged the blow
He dodged round the corner out of sight
Politicians are very good at dodging difficult questions.
dodgy adjective (comparative dodgier, superlative dodgiest)

difficult or risky

arriesgado, difícil
Catching the 5.15 train after the meeting will be rather dodgy.

(of a person, organization etc) not trustworthy or safe, financially or otherwise

sospechoso, poco fiable
I think the whole business sounds a bit dodgy.

(Translation of “dodge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)