Significado de “hail” - en el Diccionario Inglés

hail en inglés británico

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hailnoun

uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/

C2 [ U ] small, hard balls of ice that fall from the sky like rain

a hail of sth

a lot of similar things or remarks, thrown or shouted at someone at the same time:

a hail of bullets
The prime minister was greeted with a hail of insults as she arrived at the university.

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hailverb

uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/

(Definición de hail del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

hail en 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.

hailverb

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.

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(Definición de hail del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)