In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(individual)moneda femininelet's toss / flip a coin — echémoslo a cara o ceca Argentina River Plate
- the other side of the coin — la otra cara de la moneda
- two sides of the same coin — dos caras de la misma moneda
- Five weeks later, he had scooped hundreds of tarnished silver coins and pieces of scrap out of the ground, along with the rotting remains of the leather bag that had contained them.
- Sometimes a franc or a gold piece is put into the cake, and the person receiving the piece which contains the coin, is supposed to be going to have a lucky year.
- Though it has little tangible value in the physical sense beyond the paper it is printed on or metal the coin is made from, cash has a very real value in the commercial world.
- One New Year's tradition is to hide a silver coin in the dough of a special bread spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange peel.
- If you do not wish to spend this kind of money for the coins, the four stamps can be bought for 50 baht in unused condition.
- Folklore says you can test a piece of fish for ciguatera by seeing if a silver coin placed on it turns black, or if a sweet potato boiled with it changes color.
- As he was speaking he drew from his pocket a gold coin, a twenty-krone piece, and placed it on the table at which I sat.
- Brian Malin, aged 30, a factory supervisor, dug up the coin while metal detecting in a field 10 miles from Oxford one evening last April.
- Indeed, the occasional coin and piece of pottery on sites in these areas may indicate collection of objects by locals from abandoned fort sites rather than trade.
- I don't collect anything now but I used to collect coins and stamps.
- A spokeswoman said one person was arrested on suspicion of throwing a coin at a match official and another was arrested on suspicion of hurling a bottle.
- The set includes six gold coins and two silver coins.
- Converted into coins, the money he'd borrowed from his wife nearly filled the pickle jar he balanced precariously on his lap.
- The three languages appear on coins and stamps.
- ‘In the world of trade, it is a common sense that trade and security are two sides of the same coin,’ the official said.
- The Ellenor Foundation can turn old mobile phones, used postage stamps, empty toner and ink cartridges and foreign coins and notes into cash.
- Stories had long held that the captain carried such a coin as a good-luck piece after it had saved him from death by a bullet.
- Also a numismatist, he has a vast collection of stamps and coins from almost all countries, and his name figures in the Limca Book of Records.
- For this you need a few small coins, such as pennies, several two-inch square pieces of cloth, and thread or small rubber bands.
- Before it can be counted the next job will be to clean and separate the cash, as some of the metals have corroded and coins have stuck together.
2(collectively)moneda femininehe paid me in coin — me pagó en monedas
- such terms are the common coin of philosophical discourse — tales términos son moneda corriente en el discurso filosófico
- to pay sb back in her/his own coin — pagarle a algn con la misma moneda
- They are simply devaluing further the already debased coin of Irish politics.
- The Viking mercenaries were probably drawn from Dublin and paid in silver in the form of coin or hack-silver, for there were no major Scandinavian settlements in Wales.
- In Fisher's day, paper money and token coin were the predominant means of payment.
- I then proceeded carefully to count out the entire 14 pounds 78 pence in coin, rummaging in the depths of my coin-purse to retrieve the whole sum.
- During the Tang dynasty, for example, the ordinary people traded with low-value copper coin instead.
- People think of money as being note and coin, but in fact note and coin is only 3% of modern money.
- When players decide to cash out, they can receive it in coin or in the form of a ticket with the amount encoded on it.
- And we can see this one of a lot of coin that we found in the excavation.
- As an agent of the crown, he took foreign coin, old coin, and bullion to the Mint, where it was converted into new currency.
- These taxes were collected in coin from the burghs and fresh coin was minted 3 times a year in 60 royal mints arranged throughout the country.
1(invent)(expression/word) acuñarto coin a phrase — por así decirlo
2(mint)acuñarto coin it (in) — forrarse informal
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