Significado de “hail” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "hail" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/


uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/

hail verb (CALL)

C2 [ T ] formal to call someone in order to attract their attention:

Shall we hail a taxi?
I tried to hail her from across the room.

hail verb (ICE)

C2 [ I ] If it hails, small, hard balls of ice fall from the sky like rain.

(Definition of “hail” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "hail" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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hailnoun [ U ]

us /heɪl/

hail noun [ U ] (ICE)

small, hard balls of ice that fall from the sky like rain

A hail of things is a lot of them directed toward someone:

After his speech he faced a hail of questions from reporters.


us /heɪl/

hail verb (CALL)

[ T ] to call and attract the attention of someone:

You wait here with our bags while I hail a taxi.

hail verb (PRAISE)

[ T ] to publicly praise or show approval for a person or an achievement:

Heppner has been hailed as one of the finest tenors in the operatic world today.

hail verb (FALL AS ICE)

[ I ] If it hails, small, hard balls of ice fall from the sky:

It hailed for a few minutes this morning.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “hail” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)