Translation of safety net in Spanish:

safety net

red de seguridad, n.


  • 1

    (for acrobats)
    red de seguridad feminine
    • But the cliff under me crumbled away beneath me, and I fell without a safety net there to catch me.
    • This new building is very close to the road and very high with no fencing around it or a safety net to catch anything that might fall.
    • Tiger's branch was then cut off, while the SPCA waited below with a safety net to catch her.
    • Hanging from an overhang by a bare knuckle with not so much as a carabiner, let alone a safety net to halt your fall, I hear you gasp.
    • Take away that safety net and the fall is much harder.
    • They act as a safety net, comparable with the safety net of a trapeze artist.
    • This latter alternative is the equivalent of performing a trapeze act without a safety net.
    • The National Hockey League has decided to hang safety nets to protect spectators.
    • A safety net could have been suspended beneath the area where workers could fall.
  • 2

    protección feminine
    • The spreading recession has exposed gaping holes in the safety net for workers and the poor.
    • Workers have seen the standard of living, the social safety net, and wages decline over the last thirty years.
    • They see us as do-nothing union workers who want a cushy safety net so we can suck off the government.
    • The United Nations was seen as the best safety net to protect against this pitfall.
    • It has also helped address poverty through improvements to the social safety net and other social sector programs.
    • If your career is on the way down, panto is a celebrity safety net, one last greasepaint refuge where you can still revel in audience adulation.
    • It has taken months of work by aid agencies to effect a safety net that will minimise the number of deaths from the effects of starvation this winter.
    • That would give a healthy mixture of attack and defence in the line-up and throw in a safety net in case of collapses.
    • It is only 10 days since the government's new pensions safety net, the Pension Protection Fund, came into effect.
    • Those who lose a job or face a financial setback fall through the frayed safety net of welfare and other social service cutbacks.
    • I didn't want to be a safety net for him to fall on every time he had a little misunderstanding with Dana.
    • Not every team has a safety net like Bowman to deal with the changing times and such a disparate group of personalities.
    • The consistent defense provides a safety net for the offense when it's struggling.
    • We all want the calls to be right, and the officials have to feel better knowing they have a safety net beneath them.
    • He started nine games last season, but the Titans had Matthews available as a safety net.
    • All this pointless palaver about safety nets ignores the fact that Medicare IS a safety net.
    • Money in the bank, or at least in property, provides an apparent safety net in the event you might need expensive full-time care.
    • Over the last two decades they have all but eliminated the social safety net.
    • So, I think unfairly, that employers were penalized by the system that was put there as a safety net for employees.
    • It's the safety net for children whose parents cannot care for them, and for children without parents.