In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of money, bonds)valor nominal masculinoto take sth/sb at face value
- I took what she said at face value: why should she lie? — yo me creí lo que dijo: ¿por qué iba a mentir?
- I'd be wary of taking him at face value — yo no me fiaría de él
- Token money (such as banknotes) has an intrinsic value less than its face value.
- The rules have stated that only the nominal face value of shares needs to be disclosed, but that rarely bears any relation to the actual value.
- So far, that set has lured bids of up to four times the face value of the coins.
- I know some jurisdictions don't even allow you to sell your tickets at or below face value.
- The ticket refund covers the face value of tickets purchased for race day.
- The actual redemption rate will be a function of the face value of the coupon relative to the price of the brand, as well as the expiration period.
- A Seattle ordinance forbids the resale of tickets in the city for more than their face value.
- The rest of the cards are worth their face value in points.
- These coins have a face value, but the actual value is the price of gold.
- The buyer pays the full face value for each bond then earns interest on top of their investment.
- Among them were a gold coin with the face value of 6,000 baht and a silver coin with a face value of 600 baht.
- The vouchers may or may not have a fixed face value or be tradable between citizens.
- In this game kings, queens and jacks are worth half a point each, and the numeral cards are worth their face value.
- By the end of the year, its market value had fallen to 66 percent of its face value.
- Some of the countries have also introduced commemorative coins with the face value of 10 Euro.
- That represents a booking fee of a staggering 91% of the face value of the ticket.
- One of the coins in the set was a 2 ore coin with the face value of about 9 satang.
- Money forgers usually gain only the face value of the banknotes they have forged.
- No one was allowed to ask for or pay more than the face value of a coin in exchange for a new quarter.
- If you buy a ticket as part of a package you should be told the face value of the ticket.
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