In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Financebanquero masculinebanquera feminine
- They do it to bulge the bank accounts of bankers, company managers, and investors all over the world.
- This led in 1881 to the incorporation of a privately owned company financed by industrialists and bankers with headquarters in Montreal.
- City professionals include Lloyd's of London insurance men, financial PRs, lawyers and accountants as well as bankers and fund managers.
- In the 1960s he had a chance to take his Brooklyn factory public, but the bankers would give management only 40% of the deal.
- If you have a black American Express card and a Ferrari in the garage, you also have a private banker managing your wealth.
- Licensed stock brokers, bankers, and gambling-casino employees can all be checked by their employers as well.
- And we all know that, as well as being a brilliant banker, Royal Bank boss Fred Goodwin is a very ambitious man.
- He supplied Glasgow coffee houses where the stockbrokers and bankers met to talk business and read the journals of the day.
- Around me in the East Stand upper tier are an assortment of senior company directors, bankers, hedge-fund managers, and, curiously, quite a few mini-cab drivers.
- The article discusses six Barclays bankers who managed to spend £44,000 on one meal.
- Horan, a former central banker and currently managing director of BoI Finance, is on the final shortlist for the position of deputy to Ruane.
- Investment bankers spend millions on artists' lofts in scruffy, but fashionable parts of town.
- While this is happening, property owners/speculators, bankers and financial services have never had it as good.
- ‘There is still demand for business bankers, wealth managers, internal auditors and risk roles,’ said Cosgrove.
- The banker managed the personal wealth assets of some of the star CEOs of technology enterprises.
- Also on Monday, 25 Jackson accountants, lawyers, bankers and managers will meet to discuss the star's business affairs.
- The frank talk focuses on profit, healthy food, markets, marketing, progressive management, and bankers.
- He began meeting bankers and fund managers and mastered the workings of our financial sector.
- We have been acting as bankers and managers to public issues.
- It is seeking to hire from Dublin investment banking professionals, asset management bankers, corporate finance, and project and trade finance experts.
2(in gambling)banca feminine
- Even Baracouda, considered by many to be a bigger banker than Best Mate, had to settle for second in the Stayers' Hurdle in the race before the Gold Cup.
- But the unpronounceable, unspellable Azertyuiop has everything it takes to be a Cheltenham Festival banker.
- I had thought that ‘This that and tother’ would be a banker but am very, very pleased for A.P. and Well Chief.
- But by remounting and finishing third, McCoy saved punters who had included Pilca as a banker bet in their Placepots.
- Favourite backers got off to a flying start when Irish banker Like-A-Butterfly won the Cheltenham Festival opener.
- The opening race of the meeting, which began to the sound of the famous Cheltenham cheer, was won by Brave Inca, one of the Irish bankers of the meeting.
- At the same venue John Dunlop's Ridge Runner looks to be a banker's bet in the 3.25 race.
- Moscow Flyer also proved to be the pick of Geraghty's winners last year, taking the Queen Mother Champion Chase and the 10-year-old as his banker once again this year.
- The defeat of their meeting banker Moscow Flyer in the Queen Mother Champion Chase meant the shamrocks were wilting towards the end of the second day of the annual three-day meeting.
- At this stage, Foster and Marshall look banker bets to be heading Down Under, though neither is taking anything for granted.
- The banker bet of the Festival is still Baracouda for the Stayer's Hurdle, despite Crystal D' Ainays' impressive win in the Byrne Bros Cleeve Hurdle.
- Next up was Baracouda, who was the banker of the meeting for many punters.
- Reveley is highly confident, and Tees Components is the banker bet of the meeting, but I like the look of Gerard Butler's Conquestadora as an each-way shot.
- On paper, if nothing else, they look to be something of a banker bet, but in a local derby situation you never can tell.
- For many, the unbeaten Sweet Wake is a banker bet at the meeting though Carberry winces at the notion.
- Oldham's banker bet for the tour is that unusual beast: the British nu-metal act, in this case, the Lostprophets.
- Wanderers go to Molineux on Monday to take on a team that is a banker bet to make an instant return to the Nationwide League but has shown a willingness to fight to the death.
- There won t be any Limestone Lad in the Stayers Hurdle but in Bannow Bay we have a horse that is definitely one of the Irish banker bets.
- The banker has to be Baracouda (Stayers' Hurdle, Thur 1435).
- "We paid particular attention to their win and place percentages, as many people use top jockeys as their bankers in exotic bets, " he said.
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