In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cheap purchase)ganga femininepichincha feminine River Plate informal(price) (before noun) de ganga(price) (before noun) de oferta(counter/rail) de ofertas(counter/rail) de oportunidadesbargain buy — buena compra feminine
- bargain flights to Australia — vuelos a Australia a precios imbatibles
- The sale offers bargains and discounts of up to 70 per cent on everything from fashion to food and electronics to jewellery.
- As if that were not treat enough, these re-issues are offered at a bargain price too.
- What can be wrong with this, especially when they're offering a bargain price on the bundle?
- The sale is a great chance to pick up a bargain as nothing is priced over $4.
- And, sure enough, with a slight adjustment in our colour choices, we were able to pick up all the paint we'll need to finish the job at a real bargain price.
- The food was good and correctly cooked - and at the price, a real bargain!
- Jan Maher, librarian, would like you to know that she is having a gigantic bargain book sale, to make way for her very large stock of new books.
- Back to Rome again for the bargain sales, Vienna the same, and a few days in Budapest before returning home to Tokyo.
- And whatever else January may bring with it, it also offers new beginnings and bargains at the sales.
- First, early deals, limited offers and last-minute bargains are vital, time-critical products and should be intensively promoted.
- For those with Christmas money burning a hole in their pockets who want to snap up bargains in the sales, York Trading Standards offers some advice before heading off to the stores.
- Yet this latest Naxos set is more than just a bargain alternative, offering a powerfully enjoyable experience, made the more involving by the tensions of a live staging.
- Places like HMV and EB offer constant bargains and offers, as well as sales that can totally eclipse a small independent retailers.
- For the most of us, we can't resist a bargain, let it be from saving a fiver to a £100-it's great to know we've got the bargain buy of the sales.
- Mighty Wal-Mart decided not to offer real bargains in the early days of the Christmas shopping season, and found that customers were snubbing its stores - well, sort of.
- The gigantic bargain book sale continues in Castledermot Library, to make way for the stock of new books.
- She found it on sale at a bargain price, and intending to do you a favor, she bought a bottle and brought it by at a time you are usually home.
- Sale prices and bargain bins are being used to entice you to get out and spend again.
- Many garden centres are having their end-of-season sales and offering some great bargains.
- There is keen demand and it is regarded as a bargain offer for a modest 18.
2.1(deal, agreement)trato masculineacuerdo masculineit's a bargain! — ¡trato hecho!
- have you forgotten our bargain? — ¿ya te has olvidado de nuestro trato?
- to make a bargain with sb — hacer un trato / pacto con algn
- if the negotiators don't strike a bargain soon … — si los negociadores no llegan pronto a un acuerdo …
2.2(on the stock exchange)operación feminine
1(haggle)(over price/item) regatearto bargain (with sb) (over sth) — regatear (con algn) (por algo)
- Applause rang out in the room where ministers had bargained throughout the night as the deal was struck.
- So I bargained at a shop that offered the best deal.
- He bargained; a child bartering his bedtime up just a little bit longer.
- Springlike weather prevailed as vendors and buyers bartered and bargained.
- In his letter, Witt said the physicians felt they were ‘dealt a pack of lies’ and that the government had bargained in ‘bad faith.’
- So Rawls thought we should imagine ourselves to have bargained from behind a ‘veil of ignorance’, which prevented us knowing our actual social position, gender, talents and so on.
- The administration seems to have bargained pretty effectively so far, and it doesn't appear that the resolution will significantly compromise the effort to bring stability to Iraq.
- Joseph bargained with his tantrum-throwing patient: ‘If you allow me to treat you, I will give you my hair’.
- This is a victory for the entire pro-Union community, who refused to be bombed, blackmailed or bargained out of their beliefs.
- He bought a sausage for 70p, but bargained, wanting to pay 50p instead.
- Consequently, service fees get bargained down in contract negotiations.
- Unlike in the case of established shops, these hawkers give them an option for bargaining too.
- Afterwards we picnicked under the shade of an acacia tree and bargained with a group of smiths who patiently wait for a little passing business.
- Increased union membership in the mid-twentieth century clearly helped, as workers bargained and lobbied for improved working conditions.
- He bargained to stay on until the new Securities Act is passed.
- Louisa returned to the Easy Gold late in the evening, having bargained out a deal with Captain Hill.
- The Mirror's James Hardy asks why the trade unions should accept regional pay bargaining?
- In doing so, they knew that hard bargaining and unpleasant compromise might be necessary.
- Every hour, through the chattering and bargaining, we would hear a single, ominous drumbeat.
- Martyn stood there astonished, confessing that he was seeing a side of me he'd not seen before as I cajoled, bartered and bargained with people over prices.
2(negotiate)negociarthey were not prepared to bargain with the terrorists for the hostages' future — no estaban dispuestos a entrar en negociaciones con los terroristas sobre el futuro de los rehenes
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