In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to have sth put on layaway — dejar algo reservado mediante el pago de un depósito
- [ S ]layaway available — se apartan / se reservan artículos mediante el pago de un pequeño depósito
- If you know that there is an occasion coming up and you may want to purchase a unit, consider placing it on layaway at your local retail store.
- Too many of us put our happiness on layaway.
- Back in 1974, people still stood in line to deposit paychecks, paid for groceries with cash, and put big purchases like furniture on layaway plans.
- Too much to pay for on layaway, too much to buy secondhand, if you have to ask you can't afford it, and nobody could, or should be able to.
- Retailers will change their policies on layaway sales.
- She doesn't even have the money to buy it - she has it on layaway.
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