In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(check/money) de la seguridad social(check/money) del paro Españathe dole — el paro España
- to be on the dole — estar cobrando subsidio de cesantía
- to go on the dole — apuntarse para cobrar el subsidio de desempleo
- the dole queue — el número de desempleados
- to join the dole queue — pasar a engrosar las filas del paro
- He was talking on Wednesday about plans by welfare groups to stage a protest against cuts in dole payments.
- Many poor families could not afford such activities as swimming classes for their children, especially after dole payments were slashed by 11 per cent last year.
- Those people going on the dole would have otherwise been employed and off the dole.
- But the increasing number of low-income dole recipients shows that wages have generally stayed low and that its economy is not likely to fully recover in the short term.
- Despite being laid off, workers are not yet entitled to any dole payments.
- She left a scribbled note, saying she was going downtown to cash her dole cheque.
- Unemployed and facing the dole queue, this enterprising young man decided to set up his own business.
- The three lads topped up their dole cheques with some cash-in-hand building work for Alan's dad, a building contractor.
- Whole regions of the country went into serious decline, and unemployment and dole dependency skyrocketed.
- His bank at home transfers his dole money to a local bank here.
- Our tax dollars get wasted on dole payments to businesses who then charge us more for the privilege of consuming the products we've already subsidised.
- Pocket money, dole or reduced pension does not stretch to these luxuries, since privatisation for profit precludes travel to and cost of entrance to these simple pleasures.
- The government has come under renewed attack after it said it would go ahead with cuts in dole payments to the disabled and elderly despite calls from a wide spectrum of the community to delay the reductions.
- A broadside has been issued at ‘the dole office’ for alleged harassment of people who want to claim dole.
- Chinese medicine subsidy may be granted to elderly dole recipients.
- All these writers emphasise the resilience and diversity of unemployed protest, from the peaceful petitioning favoured by moderates to the mass resistance of anti-eviction struggles and dole strikes.
- Its resistance was made possible not merely by its unionization but by the dole to the unemployed.
- The allowances of able-bodied dole recipients was cut by this amount last October but those for the elderly and the disabled were spread over two phases, last October and on Friday.
- However, he said he had declined the invitation because he would be attending a rally on September 30 to protest against cuts in dole payments to the elderly and disabled.
- She said: ‘If he had had that first dole cheque on time my son might be alive today.’
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