In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(subdivision)(of dollar) centavo masculino(of euro) céntimo masculinofor two cents I'd give it all up — por menos de dos centavos lo dejaría todo coloquial
- I don't have/it isn't worth a red cent — no tengo/no vale ni un céntimo / centavo
- And it's a cool job, I only work part time, I make seven dollars and five cents the hour and the tips are good.
- Housing continued as the most significant item of household expenditure, accounting for 24 cents in every dollar spent in 2000-01.
- Second, they implausibly erase much of the cost by assuming the Kerry plan would so increase efficiency that taxpayers would get back 30 cents of every dollar spent.
- A cheating dealer will cheat anybody he wants to, whether the person is betting fifty cents or five hundred dollars.
- Currently, less than 36 cents in every dollar spent on nursing facilities is spent directly on care.
- At the same time, the dollar traded near 88.5 cents against the euro, its lowest level since 17 May.
- There are still a lot of bankrupt assets out there that are selling for 5 cents to 15 cents on the dollar.
- Currently, 92 cents of every dollar spent on conservation payments to farmers is for their retiring environmentally sensitive land from production.
- The loans are expected to sell for anywhere between 3 cents and 20 cents to the dollar.
- Even vaudeville theaters ranged in price between ten cents and a dollar in the 1890s, and they attracted thousands of working-class visitors each year.
- Despite US labor laws, it is not uncommon to hear reports of women being paid 50 cents or a dollar an hour and, in other cases, forced to work for years with no pay at all.
- On the money markets, the US dollar recovered almost 1 cent against the euro to close at $1.0780 against $1.09 two days ago.
- Just in case our foreign readers aren't sure how stiff a penalty that is, at press time, 100 baht was equal to 2 US dollars and 33 cents.
- Even so, the imbalance does not alter the economic rule that 3 cents to 5 cents of each dollar of sustained wealth will be spent, helping to boost overall demand.
- Currently, he said, California gets 77 cents back from each dollar it sends to Washington.
- I know of a girl working for nine dollars and fifty cents an hour.
- She'd given the restaurant all she had in her purse, a grand total of twenty-seven dollars and thirty six cents, the last dollar and thirty-six cents in pennies and nickels.
- A liquor pour cost of 18.3%, for example, means that it cost a little more than 18 cents to generate a dollar of liquor sales.
- How many cents equal one dollar is not something that is subject to fluctuations.
- Let us assume that on average individuals spend 90 cents and save 10 cents of each additional dollar they receive.
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