In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cause to quarrel)poner en contra deenemistar conto set father against son — enemistar al padre con el hijo
2(balance, compare)the advantages must be set against the disadvantages — hay que contraponer / sopesar los pros y los contras
- set against other estimates, your company's offer … — comparada con otros presupuestos, la oferta de su compañía …
- (for tax reasons) these costs can be set against your total income — estos gastos pueden deducirse de sus ingresos
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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