In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(from employer)complemento masculinesobresueldo masculineentertainment allowance — complemento para gastos de representación
- Entitlements range from parliamentary salaries down to a variety of allowances like the printing allowance.
- The daily allowance for meals and travel within five miles of Westminster will rise from £64 to £75.
- Lay magistrates are not paid for carrying out their duties, but may claim allowances, within specified limits, for travelling, subsistence and financial loss.
- City of York Council members receive a basic allowance together with payments which reflect the special responsibilities of the individual member.
- Because any unused portion of a housing allowance is lost, an employee has no incentive to try to bid down the cost of their accommodation.
- Volunteers can claim expenses such as mileage or bus fares, and anyone who works a five-hour stint receives a lunch allowance.
- Opposition parties yesterday hit out at the Government's decision to limit the back-to-work allowance to those who have been unemployed for five years.
- It is likely that the IRS may find issues of concern in the area of taxable fringe benefits, particularly automobile allowances and relocation expenses.
- This money is not part of their base pay - it is an allowance for a specific purpose.
- Councillors there were paid higher than permitted allowances.
- Councillors are our direct conduits to the corridors of power in Bradford and district, and we should make every effort to use them to our advantage and to make them earn their allowances.
- Then figure out which items you will continue to be responsible for and which expenses you want the allowance to cover.
- My husband gives me an allowance for my own expenses.
- Singh said travel allowance, book grants and other allowances were also increased and a three per cent regional allowance was added.
- However, StudyLink requires full-time students to complete their courses within 19 weeks to qualify for a student allowance.
- I have also noted that North Yorkshire councillors are about to pay themselves large allowances plus amounts for child care and dependents.
- They will be given £10 weekly living allowances, and free full board accommodation for a maximum of three months, while the Government helps them to find jobs.
- The review panel also wants mobile phone call allowances to be limited to £5 per month.
- Her salary and benefits, excluding expense allowance, were $502,000.
- They were making small fortunes through allowances and overtime pay.
1.2(from state)prestación feminineinvalidity/maternity allowance — prestación por invalidez/maternidad
1.3(private)asignación femininefeminine mensualidadfeminine mesada Latin America
- For example, parents use allowances or dessert to encourage their children to make their beds or eat their dinners.
- Regardless of how much you give, it's a good idea to regularly disperse the allowance and increase the amount as the child gets older.
- My parents taught me to save the coins of my allowance.
- So if your parents ever offer you an allowance of a penny on the first of the month, two pennies on the second, four pennies on the third, and so on, you should definitely take them up on it!
- My parents don't really give us an allowance, but they let us have however much we want as long as we promise to pay them back.
- To develop a workable budget with your child, have her divide the total amount of the allowance into three categories: spending, savings, and giving.
- In a surprising reversal of roles, a third of the children even give their parents a regular allowance!
- Neither school will say exactly how much it is paying, but you can bet the price is lower than a 12-year-old's allowance.
- She threatened me that if I don't eat my lunch, I won't get any allowance from my parents.
- His parents give him an allowance for anything that he may need, but he says that he does not need all that much.
- And in turn, her parents gave her an ultimatum: no extra allowances, and no extra money from them.
- It's as if you are a teenager cussing out your parents before demanding your allowance and the keys to the car.
- Since back to school time is rapidly approaching, here are answers to the four most common questions we get from parents about allowances.
- Jack didn't necessarily want all of that, but he wasn't going to turn down the money his parents gave him in allowance before they ran off to some other meeting or spa.
- That magic that made me save my allowance to buy action figures or role-play as Han Solo on the playground isn't there.
- Sue, who lives in Fallowfield, receives a student loan and an allowance from her parents, who also pay for her accommodation.
- My parents started giving me an allowance, and they said that if I were to go out to the movies or buy Ana anything, I would have to start working for the money.
- Parents would transfer allowance money to their child's credit card.
- Ally, I was pretty sure, spent most of her money on clothes and other pointless things, though she got a monthly allowance from her parents.
2(free of tax)personal allowance — monto que un individuo puede ganar sin pagar impuestos
- duty-free allowance — mercancías que se pueden ingresar al país sin pagar impuestos
3(treat leniently, take into account)to make allowance(s) for sb/sth
- you have to make allowances for him: he's very young — tienes que ser indulgente con él, es muy joven
- he doesn't make allowance for mistakes — no acepta ningún error
- we've made allowance(s) for delays — hemos tenido en cuenta posibles retrasos
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