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(invoice)factura femininecuenta femininetelephone bill — el recibo del teléfono Spain
- You can now write checks, pay bills, invest, apply for a loan, buy or sell stock, send or receive money anywhere in the world, all electronically.
- He couldn't pay bills, check money coming into his account or make salary payment.
- After June 2000, the Solicitor provided the services and delivered the bills on her own account as a sole practitioner.
- Consumers can quickly, safely and reliably pay bills and transfer money around the globe using the company's proprietary money transfer network.
- Unfortunately, the thieves had had a little spending spree at Comet, running up a bill of £1000 on my Amex.
- There were receipts, hospital bills and written statements attesting to court decisions in cases both filed by the protesters and brought against them.
- I don't write checks for my bills before I get my paycheck, that's a pretty risky practice.
- He's still got plenty of legal bills to write checks for from that last trial.
- However, when they reached Goole the boat had already sailed, and they were brought back to Selby where, after running up a bill for storage for a few days they were sent on to Chatham by rail.
- Shave money off your broadband bill while offering a public service to your neighbors.
- In March Phillips stayed at a Cirencester guest house, running up a bill of £266 before leaving without paying.
- Irish customers use their phones for an average of 198 minutes a month, running up a bill of €44.28.
- The groups say that money should go to the panel writing the spending bill for education and human services.
- A stickler for detail, Goring actually reads the fine print on all her bills and credit cards statements to make sure she isn't being overcharged.
- My mother has never paid a bill, written a cheque or drawn money from the bank in her life.
- At the end of last term, after continually withdrawing money and paying bills, she noticed a significant drop in her bank account, but dismissed it as poor budgeting.
- A ‘surveyor’ then calls who will identify damp as a problem and give a quote - often running up a bill of £1,500.
- When he sat at his desk, unless he happened to be paying the bills, writing the payroll, or ordering supplies, it usually meant he was getting a break.
- In fact, I used to pay my bills, and even write some of the recipes for my cookbook with this desk.
- This can allow you to check your balance, view past transactions, pay bills and transfer money between accounts.
1.2British (in restaurant)cuenta femininenota feminineadición feminine River Plate
1.3(costs)gastoswe have to reduce our wage bill — tenemos que reducir los gastos de personal
- the telephone bill is still too high — lo que gastamos en teléfono es aún demasiado
- to foot the bill — pagar
2.1US (banknote)billete masculinea dollar bill — un billete de un dólar
- A scarf and a ten-dollar bill, to be put in my savings account.
- Suddenly providence tugged at H.E. Crumpled up on the curb lay a ten-dollar bill.
- He walks up to one of the machines, inserts a ten-dollar bill in the appropriate slot and presses some green illuminated number pad.
- Then he and Cath both slapped a ten-dollar bill on the table and headed out the door.
- No, I'll say I found a ten-dollar bill on the street last week, because that's also true.
- At the door into the airport, Abbey stopped to slip the kind flight attendant two crisp ten-dollar bills.
- Travis smiles and then puts a ten-dollar bill on the table.
- She dug into the pockets of her dirty tan coat and withdrew a ten-dollar bill.
- I held out a hand jokingly but to my surprise he actually gave the ten-dollar bill to me.
- Ronald pulls out his wallet and peels off a ten-dollar bill, giving it to the younger man along with his ticket.
- Gordon dug in a leather wallet and procured nineteen ten-dollar bills.
- She opened the wallet and took out a twenty-dollar bill and three ten-dollar bills.
- They also chose to pull all existing dollar bills and pound notes from circulation to force their people to use the coins.
- Damry slipped the clerk a ten-dollar bill and thanked him, then smiled at her friend.
- She quickly withdrew money from her backpack, folding two ten dollar bills into her pocket.
- Michael pulled out two twenty's and a ten-dollar bill and placed it in front of Tom.
- Clara led the boy to his parents and gave them a ten-dollar bill.
- He pulled out the money his father had given him to pay for the mare, and peeled off a ten-dollar bill.
- Every one of them had at least five dollars in them, except three, which had ten dollar bills folded in the cards.
- He had laid the mail on the table already, bills and bank notes separated from his own personal correspondence.
3(draft of law)proyecto de ley masculine
4.1dated (poster)cartel masculineanuncio masculinepost / stick no bills — prohibido fijar carteles
- Old Drury Lane has called me in, with jealousy to cover 'em, And sent me round with their own bills, to go and plaster over 'em.
- Traffic signboards are blatantly misused for sticking posters and bills.
- No controls existed, and as a result adverts and theatre bills were plastered on every available space - hoardings, end walls of buildings, fences.
- Stop and think about that the next time you see one of those forbidding Post No Bills warnings stenciled on fences and construction sites or on any other vacant canvas in New York that isnt already covered by posters.
- Well, first we did some illegal bill postering and then we stole some milk crates.
- Del Toro's wood-plank facade is now scuffed and plastered with concert bills, no sign or door in sight.
4.2(program)programa masculineto head / top the bill — encabezar el reparto
- to fill / fit the bill — satisfacer los requisitos
- do you know of anyone who would fill the bill? — ¿conoces a alguien que reúna las condiciones / satisfaga los requisitos?
- that would fill the bill admirably — eso sería ideal
- John Power, Antonio Forcione and Jason Lockett complete the bill in the Globe Theatre.
- Now a fantastic bill of entertainment has been unveiled for the Celebration Ball.
- Bernard was top of the bill at a fun day at The Rising Sun in Burnage, to raise funds for the £5m Francis House appeal.
- Battle of the bands winners Desid will be top of the bill at the ninth annual rock concert at George Ward School, Melksham tonight.
- Top of the bill of course were kd lang and Tony Bennett.
- The 2004 line-up looks even more impressive and top of the bill are two very talented singer-songwriters.
- The concert will feature a host of local entertainers and top of the bill will be the widely acclaimed Clare singer Larry Mc Evoy.
- Berry wasn't top of the bill, and I remember his thoughts on that issue reverberated throughout the evening.
- James Loynes, a rising singing star from Chorley, was top of the bill.
- On Saturday night at a big show in Castlebar Thomas Moran boxed the home club's John Waldron on the top of the bill and it was the Westport man who came out on top.
- On the bill are two very different but artistically compatible plays to be performed in repertory and an American classic that hasn't been staged in Kansas City in decades.
- It can put you top of the bill at the theatre, if it wasn't for Boycie I wouldn't be doing that.
- Anna admitted that, physically, she looks nothing like the star who remained top of the bill for 60 years.
- Also on the bill are theatre productions, art exhibitions and arts and culture workshops.
- This, the only native play on the bill, proved easily the most interesting, and was the best acted.
- Top of the bill is Canny, Pembrokeshire's human beat-boxer.
- Antoine quickly secured four one-act plays for the evening's bill.
- Top of the bill is a recital at 3pm in the Sensory Gardens by the Army Band conducted by Captain Mark Armstrong.
- Top of the bill are mobile technology and e-commerce, with speakers from Cisco, Nokia, Ericcson as well as home-grown talent.
- In the unusually smelly dressing room, there were some photocopies of some old bills from the theatre from Georgian times.
5(certificate)bill of indictment — escrito de acusación presentado a un jurado
- bill of lading — conocimiento de embarque
- bill of sale — contrato de venta
- a clean bill of health — (favorable report) el visto bueno
- to sell sb a bill of goods — darle gato por liebre a algn
(invoice, charge)pasarle la cuenta apasarle la factura ato bill sb for / on sth — pasarle a algn la cuenta / la factura por algo
2(advertise, announce)(play/performer) anunciarit's being billed as the fight of the century — la están anunciando como la pelea del siglo
2US(of cap)visera feminine
1to bill and coo — estar como dos tortolitos
1Britishslang(the police)the (old) Bill — la tomba Colombia slang informal
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