In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1precio del boleto masculinoprecio del billete masculino EspañaI didn't even make my carfare — no saqué ni para el autobús (or tren etc.)
- Gamblers have a saying: "If you bet on a sure thing, be sure to save enough money for carfare home."
- ‘Palestrina for a penny’ was his motto, referring to the carfare from the Royal College of Music to Westminster.
- Therefore, he demanded the return of the 50 cents admission, 10 cents carfare, and 30 cents for the time he spent at the ballpark.
- Not so long ago mothers would pin a dollar bill to their daughters underclothes when they went out on a date in case, for some reason, they needed carfare home.
- To save the carfare, I started the long walk home from Manhattan to The Bronx, grateful but still shaken.
- I assured him that he could get his two hours on the job, and I gave him carfare home.
- She gave Barbara $2.50, instructing her to put the fifty cents in the zipper of her wallet, to save for carfare home.
- When he arrived in 1894, the story went, Little walked twenty miles to the Aikman ranch to save carfare.
- It was fifteen minutes’ walk from the store, and by taking this walk twice a day she saved carfare and the price of luncheon.
- The labor van would drop you off at the job site with a time sheet, a dollar draw for lunch, and carfare home.
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