In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(invoice)factura femeninocuenta femeninotelephone bill — el recibo del teléfono
- You can now write checks, pay bills, invest, apply for a loan, buy or sell stock, send or receive money anywhere in the world, all electronically.
- He couldn't pay bills, check money coming into his account or make salary payment.
- After June 2000, the Solicitor provided the services and delivered the bills on her own account as a sole practitioner.
- Consumers can quickly, safely and reliably pay bills and transfer money around the globe using the company's proprietary money transfer network.
- Unfortunately, the thieves had had a little spending spree at Comet, running up a bill of £1000 on my Amex.
- There were receipts, hospital bills and written statements attesting to court decisions in cases both filed by the protesters and brought against them.
- I don't write checks for my bills before I get my paycheck, that's a pretty risky practice.
- He's still got plenty of legal bills to write checks for from that last trial.
- However, when they reached Goole the boat had already sailed, and they were brought back to Selby where, after running up a bill for storage for a few days they were sent on to Chatham by rail.
- Shave money off your broadband bill while offering a public service to your neighbors.
- In March Phillips stayed at a Cirencester guest house, running up a bill of £266 before leaving without paying.
- Irish customers use their phones for an average of 198 minutes a month, running up a bill of €44.28.
- The groups say that money should go to the panel writing the spending bill for education and human services.
- A stickler for detail, Goring actually reads the fine print on all her bills and credit cards statements to make sure she isn't being overcharged.
- My mother has never paid a bill, written a cheque or drawn money from the bank in her life.
- At the end of last term, after continually withdrawing money and paying bills, she noticed a significant drop in her bank account, but dismissed it as poor budgeting.
- A ‘surveyor’ then calls who will identify damp as a problem and give a quote - often running up a bill of £1,500.
- When he sat at his desk, unless he happened to be paying the bills, writing the payroll, or ordering supplies, it usually meant he was getting a break.
- In fact, I used to pay my bills, and even write some of the recipes for my cookbook with this desk.
- This can allow you to check your balance, view past transactions, pay bills and transfer money between accounts.
1.2(Britanico) (in restaurant)cuenta femeninonota femeninoadición femenino Río de la Plata
1.3(costs)gastoswe have to reduce our wage bill — tenemos que reducir los gastos de personal
- the telephone bill is still too high — lo que gastamos en teléfono es aún demasiado
- to foot the bill — pagar
2.1(EE. UU.) (banknote)billete masculinoa dollar bill — un billete de un dólar
- A scarf and a ten-dollar bill, to be put in my savings account.
- Suddenly providence tugged at H.E. Crumpled up on the curb lay a ten-dollar bill.
- He walks up to one of the machines, inserts a ten-dollar bill in the appropriate slot and presses some green illuminated number pad.
- Then he and Cath both slapped a ten-dollar bill on the table and headed out the door.
- No, I'll say I found a ten-dollar bill on the street last week, because that's also true.
- At the door into the airport, Abbey stopped to slip the kind flight attendant two crisp ten-dollar bills.
- Travis smiles and then puts a ten-dollar bill on the table.
- She dug into the pockets of her dirty tan coat and withdrew a ten-dollar bill.
- I held out a hand jokingly but to my surprise he actually gave the ten-dollar bill to me.
- Ronald pulls out his wallet and peels off a ten-dollar bill, giving it to the younger man along with his ticket.
- Gordon dug in a leather wallet and procured nineteen ten-dollar bills.
- She opened the wallet and took out a twenty-dollar bill and three ten-dollar bills.
- They also chose to pull all existing dollar bills and pound notes from circulation to force their people to use the coins.
- Damry slipped the clerk a ten-dollar bill and thanked him, then smiled at her friend.
- She quickly withdrew money from her backpack, folding two ten dollar bills into her pocket.
- Michael pulled out two twenty's and a ten-dollar bill and placed it in front of Tom.
- Clara led the boy to his parents and gave them a ten-dollar bill.
- He pulled out the money his father had given him to pay for the mare, and peeled off a ten-dollar bill.
- Every one of them had at least five dollars in them, except three, which had ten dollar bills folded in the cards.
- He had laid the mail on the table already, bills and bank notes separated from his own personal correspondence.
3(draft of law)proyecto de ley masculino
4.1(dated) (poster)cartel masculinoanuncio masculinopost / stick no bills — prohibido fijar carteles
- Old Drury Lane has called me in, with jealousy to cover 'em, And sent me round with their own bills, to go and plaster over 'em.
- Traffic signboards are blatantly misused for sticking posters and bills.
- No controls existed, and as a result adverts and theatre bills were plastered on every available space - hoardings, end walls of buildings, fences.
- Stop and think about that the next time you see one of those forbidding Post No Bills warnings stenciled on fences and construction sites or on any other vacant canvas in New York that isnt already covered by posters.
- Well, first we did some illegal bill postering and then we stole some milk crates.
- Del Toro's wood-plank facade is now scuffed and plastered with concert bills, no sign or door in sight.
4.2(program)programa masculinoto head / top the bill — encabezar el reparto
- to fill / fit the bill — satisfacer los requisitos
- do you know of anyone who would fill the bill? — ¿conoces a alguien que reúna las condiciones / satisfaga los requisitos?
- that would fill the bill admirably — eso sería ideal
- John Power, Antonio Forcione and Jason Lockett complete the bill in the Globe Theatre.
- Now a fantastic bill of entertainment has been unveiled for the Celebration Ball.
- Bernard was top of the bill at a fun day at The Rising Sun in Burnage, to raise funds for the £5m Francis House appeal.
- Battle of the bands winners Desid will be top of the bill at the ninth annual rock concert at George Ward School, Melksham tonight.
- Top of the bill of course were kd lang and Tony Bennett.
- The 2004 line-up looks even more impressive and top of the bill are two very talented singer-songwriters.
- The concert will feature a host of local entertainers and top of the bill will be the widely acclaimed Clare singer Larry Mc Evoy.
- Berry wasn't top of the bill, and I remember his thoughts on that issue reverberated throughout the evening.
- James Loynes, a rising singing star from Chorley, was top of the bill.
- On Saturday night at a big show in Castlebar Thomas Moran boxed the home club's John Waldron on the top of the bill and it was the Westport man who came out on top.
- On the bill are two very different but artistically compatible plays to be performed in repertory and an American classic that hasn't been staged in Kansas City in decades.
- It can put you top of the bill at the theatre, if it wasn't for Boycie I wouldn't be doing that.
- Anna admitted that, physically, she looks nothing like the star who remained top of the bill for 60 years.
- Also on the bill are theatre productions, art exhibitions and arts and culture workshops.
- This, the only native play on the bill, proved easily the most interesting, and was the best acted.
- Top of the bill is Canny, Pembrokeshire's human beat-boxer.
- Antoine quickly secured four one-act plays for the evening's bill.
- Top of the bill is a recital at 3pm in the Sensory Gardens by the Army Band conducted by Captain Mark Armstrong.
- Top of the bill are mobile technology and e-commerce, with speakers from Cisco, Nokia, Ericcson as well as home-grown talent.
- In the unusually smelly dressing room, there were some photocopies of some old bills from the theatre from Georgian times.
5(certificate)bill of indictment — escrito de acusación presentado a un jurado
- bill of lading — conocimiento de embarque
- bill of sale — contrato de venta
- a clean bill of health — (favorable report) el visto bueno
- to sell sb a bill of goods — darle gato por liebre a algn
(invoice, charge)pasarle la cuenta apasarle la factura ato bill sb for / on sth — pasarle a algn la cuenta / la factura por algo
2(advertise, announce)(play/performer) anunciarit's being billed as the fight of the century — la están anunciando como la pelea del siglo
- The upper mandible of the bill is dark and the lower is yellow.
- When the forest floor is blanketed in snow, the birds use their powerful bills to dig out ant nests from tree trunks and tree bases.
- The eyes are situated beside the bill giving the birds binocular vision.
- They often carry their prey in their bill, unlike other birds of prey that carry their prey in their talons.
- He sat up in a sapling, throwing back his head, opening wide his slender bill, and singing his rising, buzzy song.
- A Black-throated Green Warbler dropped into view, a tiny green caterpillar grasped in the vise of his slender bill.
- The American Coot is a medium-sized bird with a white bill, yellow legs, and lobed toes.
- The finding indicates that the skull had an external covering, most likely of hard keratin, similar to the bills of modern birds.
- Females, which probed crevices for insects, had long, slender, curved bills.
- In the case of birds, a larger bill, for example, may enable some individuals to take advantage of particular seeds.
- The downward-curving bill of the bird, the small head, and the swollen knees are all accurate depictions of a wader.
- Actually, I've been planning a whole column devoted just to birds' bills and their feet, so I won't say much about them here.
- Like wrens, these birds are insectivorous soft bills, and seeds can seriously damage their beaks and digestive systems.
- The youngest ate a small red fruit that a golden bird carried in its bill.
- Birds with bills like that shouldn't be shy and the nutcracker is anything but.
- Orange-crowned Warblers are very small warblers with slender bills, broken eye-rings, and partial eye-lines.
- But the bird has only her bill to manipulate this awkward baton, which rotates first one way, then the other as she tries to make it fit.
- These tall thin birds have long necks, bills, and legs and a very wide wingspan.
- The bird has decurved slender black bill and short wings.
- The bills of young birds are not crossed at hatching, but cross as they grow.
- Reversible hat features velcro adjustable strap, shapeable bill and logos on all sides.
- When your team is behind late in the game, ball players turn their hats inside out and balance a baseball on the inverted bill of the cap.
- His grip was light as silk and solid as iron, and he looked up for the first time, the billed cap no longer concealing the too-handsome face with its amused, chilling smile.
- The Chicago Cap was the same shape as the Parti-Colored Cap, but featured horizontal (rather than vertical) stripes and a solid-colored bill.
- Side A has team logo embroidery on front and Nike Swoosh embroidery on bill while side B has team logo and Nike Swoosh on front.
- As a matter of fact my bill needed to always be curved just right and the front of the cap needed just a little dip on top behind the pretty scarlet "H".
- The wide variety of styles from a thin headband to a billed cap allows you to use what suits your style.
- Now there are rumblings of trying to rectify this unsatisfactory situation, with various bills proposed in parliament and seminars held on the matter.
- Please note - this is a draft bill at present, so it is still in the public consultation stage.
- Their counterparts in Denmark are presently preparing a bill for the Danish parliament on euro membership.
- Within a few weeks a draft bill was presented to parliament; it had two clauses later to become sections 1 and 2 of the Act of 1916.
- Workers, who gathered in front of AKP buildings, wanted the draft bill withdrawn from parliament.
- She said that they ‘pray that parliament accepts the draft bill in the spirit in which it is intended.’
- A discussion on a bill presented by a ‘cabinet minister’ would be put to vote after discussions.
- Parliament has approved a bill, proposed by Mr. Chen, that permits referendums on critical issues.
- Labor leader Kim Beazley initially opposed the private members' bills proposed by the backbench Liberals.
- The Minister's presenting the bill that he was proposing to put to Parliament.
- The government has presented around 30 bills to the parliament, which it wants to pass rapidly during final two weeks of August.
- Margo MacDonald presented her bill to the Parliament in this context.
- The central bank is drafting a bill to be presented in Parliament during the budget session, which will seek to put a cap on government guarantees and public debt.
- The two bills presently before parliament contain very similar measures.
- Fairly good discussion on the Scottish Parliament's proposed Gaelic bill on today's Lesley Riddoch show.
- The compensation levels will become legally binding on all airlines in the EU once the European Parliament passes the bill.
- I guess we can tell that we are at the dog-end when the best the Government can do is present to Parliament bills of this nature for consideration.
- Last week, a private members' bill was presented to Parliament calling for a ban on masts near classrooms and homes.
- You have also talked about how Martin voted against 24 out of 27 private members' bills in Parliament.
- I hope that everyone who contributed to the consultation will see their hand in the bill presented to parliament this week.
- Single bill patterns are effective in penetrating weed and other sea bed vegetation.
- The shank is hinged at the center of the crown, centerpiece, which has two pointed bills, designed to withstand great tension.
- The flukes will be buried into the seabed. The very tip of a fluke is sometimes called the bill.
- Each of the plurality of flukes may be provided with an inwardly sloped bill segment at a distal end of the fluke.
- This due to the bill that sits deep in the seabed, making the anchor rotate around this.
- Then, one day, 'the Old Bill come and hammered hardboard over the entrances.'
- Shop workers swap tills for the old Bill to stop thieves.
- I couldn't hear that much outside but I think its more likely people driving past and dog walkers who often call the old bill and complain.
- So once again, it was the poor Old Bill that got it in the neck, rather than the CPS which was at least an equal partner in the process.
- The police were named the Old Bill after the act of parliament that empowered them.
2EE. UU.(of cap)visera femenino
1to bill and coo — estar como dos tortolitos
1Britanicoargot(the police)the (old) Bill — la tomba
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