In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(with bank, building society)cuenta feminineto have an account with / at a bank — tener una cuenta en un banco
- to open/close/transfer an account — abrir/cerrar/transferir una cuenta
- personal/company account — cuenta personal/de gastos
- checking / (British) current account — cuenta corriente
- savings / deposit account — cuenta de ahorros
- Too many suppliers have accounts more than 90 days past due.
- Oh don't worry about the cost just add it to my account and bill me at the end of the month.
- No transaction charges apply if your account remains in credit throughout the entire charging quarter.
- Stamp duty is payable on credit card accounts maintained by banks on April 1 each year.
- The Treasury has promised that the first Child Trust Fund accounts will be up and running by April 2005 at the latest.
- Child Trust Fund accounts are available from banks, building societies and other financial organisations.
- They contribute between €1 and €5 per week and it is kept on account in the local Credit Union.
- You must pay at least £1, 000 a month into the Moneyback account to qualify.
- EFTPOS allows access to both credit-card accounts or own funds by means of debit cards.
- Funds argue that small accounts are expensive, which raises the cost of investing for all shareholders.
- Large quantities of Swiss francs credited to private accounts in various Swiss banks.
- If you fail to make payments on your credit card accounts, these funds will be used to cover your obligations.
- In all, internet fraud accounted for a quarter of the total £219.4m illegally taken from UK consumers' credit and debit card accounts in the first six months of this year.
- Would there be restrictions on the types of investments that could be made, say to mutual funds or IRA accounts?
- This has the effect of cutting mortgage interest when your cheque account is in credit, or increasing it when funds run short.
- They can then ‘pyramid’ this debt with a further 16 credit union accounts and borrow a further €64,000.
- Furthermore, these dividend accounts are being credited with interest.
- By the time the error was discovered, B had withdrawn the funds credited to his account by the F Bank.
- Nicol is one of only 30% of parents who have redeemed their vouchers to date - paying them into child trust fund accounts at Britannia Building Society.
- The money market earns higher interest rates than their savings bank and credit union accounts.
- You can pay anything from £50 a month upwards into the account, or from £250 as a lump sum.
2Business(with shop, firm) cuenta feminine(invoice) cuenta feminine British(invoice) factura feminine BritishI have an account with them/at the bookstore — tengo cuenta allí/en la librería
- put it on/charge it to my account — cárguelo a mi cuenta
- they haven't sent their account yet — todavía no han mandado la cuenta / la factura
- payment on account — pago a cuenta
- I gave her $200 on account — le di 200 dólares a cuenta / de anticipo
- statement of account — estado de cuenta
- to settle one's account — pagar / saldar su (or mi etc.) cuenta
- to settle / square an account with sb — ajustarle (las) cuentas a algn
- Thus, some consumers pay their electricity bills and telephone accounts in cash.
- The fact that BMI paid its share of legal accounts billed to the projects does not equate to a solicitor-client relationship with Mr. Melia.
- All overdue accounts will incur interest of 2.5% per month.
- Your subscription billing will end on July 16, 2003 and no accounts will be billed after that date.
- Once treatment has been completed the supplier will send the account directly to NHP.
- There was loyalty to suppliers and accounts were paid promptly.
- The programme is designed to benefit all households or residential units in Johannesburg, provided their electricity accounts are paid in full.
3(client, contract)cuenta feminineto win an account — conseguir una cuenta / un contrato
- The agency will take over the account from the Helme Partnership at the end of this month.
- Within three years, we had 700 accounts across Europe, making us the largest suppliers of ladies' golfwear to the European market.
- In Fairfield, SoBe will run local ads flagging its loyal retail accounts.
- The promo won the brand 100 new retail accounts, while awakening interest from other Hollywood studios for future tie-ins.
- Unlike other firms cited in the story, Merrill does not disclose trading volume or the number of accounts in its retail brokerage business.
- Brown & Sons Inc., where he handled retail and institutional accounts.
- Healthy price competition between multiple vendors vying for an account benefits the customer.
- That's especially helpful when I'm taking over an account from another sales rep.
- These retail accounts include leading surf retail chains as well as single store surf and extreme sports shops.
- It talks to the culture of differences between retail accounts and the manufacturer.
- They also liked being able to preview jobs before printing, to establish corporate accounts, and above all, to get their orders quickly.
- Inspiration to pursue corporate accounts came after a customer made a request for 500 crystal bowls.
- In the nine months before the Unilever account, BT Global Services won £2bn of contracts.
- Also list key accounts, potential customers, market survey data, drawings, agreements, and financial projections to the plan.
4(part of budget)partida femininerubro masculine Latin America
- They also suggested he could call an extraordinary general meeting to get a look at Manchester United's financial accounts.
- Because it applies across most naturally occurring number distributions, it can also be used to detect fraud in financial accounts, and to spot faked results in clinical trials.
- While the insolvency practitioners continue to cast their eye over City's financial accounts, the Trust are now putting fundraising plans in place.
- Today's businesses are managed by individuals who are obsessed with the minutiae of manipulating financial accounts.
- The Appeal did not produce annual income and expenditure accounts or balance sheets.
- Profits at the Port of Cork Company more than halved last year, according to its latest financial accounts.
- Groups operating within The Priestley will now run as individual business organisations, with their own financial accounts.
- Tenth, engage the services of a reputed auditing/accountancy firm to review and report on the financial statements and audited accounts of the NSAs.
- Franchisers' financial statements and profit-and-loss accounts, at least in the last two years, should be examined.
- I have among my financial memorabilia its 1968 accounts, when it was still known as Wiles Group.
- The advanced course is aimed at providing farmers with the expertise in using packages such as breeding charts, farm accounts and VAT recording and returns.
- The Garda Commissioner will have to stand over the financial accounts of the force under new measures being introduced by the Government.
- Details of the transfer are included in the notes to the 2004 financial accounts.
- The second is that firms do not have adequate systems and controls in place to deal with a potentially high volume of accounts or adequate financial resources to support CTF business.
- Another example, in order to have good financial practice, all local governments have to have financial accounts in the same format.
- It alleged that ERF's accounts and financial statements were misstated.
- Compliance involves examining a set of key accounts including payroll, financial reporting, purchasing, payables and billing.
- Any expenditure included in the accounts where receipts or vouchers were not available was properly made in connection with the carrying on of the company's business.
- This is to facilitate companies who are working to tight deadlines with their end of year financial accounts.
- Mr Hardy added that all businesses should also ensure the date of each purchase is clearly recorded in their accounts because the time periods for capital allowance schemes are often time-sensitive.
- In theory, there are regulators to keep an eye on corporate mischief - in practice, no regulator or guardian can hope to penetrate the complexity of modern financial accounts.
5(on Stock Exchange)cada una de las quincenas en las que se divide el año en la Bolsa británicabefore noun account day — día de liquidación masculine
6(explanation) explicación feminine(version) versión feminine(report) informe masculineno satisfactory account of why it happened has ever been given — nunca se ha dado una explicación satisfactoria de por qué ocurrió
- she gave me a very different account of events — me dio una versión muy distinta de los hechos
- give an account of the life cycle of the butterfly — describa el ciclo de vida de la mariposa
- she gave an excellent account of Juliet/the sonata — ofreció una excelente interpretación de Julieta/la sonata
- to hold sb to account for sth — responsabilizar a algn de algo
- Colin gives his girlfriend and neighbours a detailed account of the court proceedings and events leading up to a murder.
- Most of the accounts describe surrealistic events that usually involve cheating death - but not always.
- Lots of first person accounts of historical events.
- Thus she began her account with a detailed description of the appropriate behaviour of a collector engaging at first hand with the people.
- Historical accounts describe the young princess as exceedingly tall, thin, pock-marked, and plain, but with a generous nature.
- There, anyone with online access can post and read news stories and personal accounts of events, such as demonstrations, thus opening up media in new ways.
- This is a fascinating collection of poems, essays, reports and accounts based on the experience of work and working.
- His book, Pity the Nation, is an account of the events of those years and his own experiences reporting them.
- There have been several remarkably detailed newspaper accounts of an event that could only have been witnessed by those directly involved - and none of these has yet spoken publicly.
- Morality and ethics consist of prescriptive statements about how one ought to behave; they do not purport to be descriptive accounts of actual historical behaviour.
- A reader of this blog sent me an account of his experience of the campaign, and of its effect on voters.
- As you rightly stated, the story reported was an accurate account of the events in the Council Chamber that evening.
- Even if they are somewhat distorted or adapted, they remain accounts of experienced events, and as such they are valuable sources for the historian.
- Dr Friedman's report then gives an account of D.'s further experiences while he was in care.
- Users can post and read first - hand accounts of fellow travellers experiences.
- A world away from dry accounts of historical events, it succeeds in shedding much new light on the 1905 Russian Revolution in an accessible and exciting way.
- Based on eyewitness accounts, the report described how Pashtun villages were attacked after being disarmed by local militia commanders.
- Although this is a historical event, the accounts include variations as far as details are concerned.
- What follows is a brief account of my experiences and a reconstruction of some events from discussions with the victims.
- Not only was I reading about the lives of my ancestors, but about their friends and acquaintances too - and accounts of historical events which my uncle recorded in his diary on the day they happened.
7accounts pluralcontabilidad feminineto keep the accounts — llevar la contabilidad / las cuentas
- In 1862 Deck took part in the International Exhibition in London, which he accounted a great success.
- This is accounted a U.N. success.
- Yet if the minister's professional reputation was salvaged, Bellievre's mission to England cannot be accounted a success.
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