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hedge against something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhedge against something phrasal verbPROTECTto try to protect yourself against possible problems, especially financial loss Smart managers will hedge against price increases. hedge→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionaryhedge against something phrasal verb [transitive]FINANCE if you hedge against, or hedge yourself against, a financial risk, you protect yourself against it by hedgingConsumers of a raw material can hedge against price movements through the futures markets.Many companies have not hedged themselves against a rising yen.Although invested in Europe, they weren’t sufficiently hedged against currency changes. hedge→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hedge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhedge
he, she, ithedges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhedged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hedged
he, she, ithas hedged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hedged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hedge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hedged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hedging
he, she, itis hedging
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you, we, theyare hedging
Past
I, he, she, itwas hedging
you, we, theywere hedging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hedging
he, she, ithas been hedging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hedging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hedging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hedging
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