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(expense)costo masculine Latin Americacoste masculine Spainnotional/operating costs — costes probables/de explotación Spain
- transportation/maintenance costs — costes de transporte/mantenimiento
- at no additional / extra cost — sin cargo adicional
- to cover (one's) costs — cubrir los gastos
- he has no idea of the cost of running a car — no tiene idea de cuánto cuesta mantener un coche
- to cut costs — reducir (los) gastos
- to meet the cost(s) of sth — correr con los gastos de algo
- There is no evidence from the three external funders that they will cease to fund the defendants' costs.
- Number One is the represented litigant who is compensated for both costs and counsel fees.
- The Swiss trial court charged the applicant with the bulk of the court costs of the action and part of the costs of the private prosecutors.
- It is thought that the costs and legal fees cost him most of his career earnings.
- The claim is dismissed and the order makes provision for the legal aid assessment of costs.
- The first defendant has agreed to pay the claimant's costs in the sum of £13, 975.
- Accordingly, no profit costs should be allowed to the appellants for work done by their partnership.
- The defendants were also ordered to pay the adjudicator's fees and the costs of the claimants.
- The applicant is to pay the costs of the respondent of the summons on an indemnity basis.
- There will also be detailed assessment of the claimant's costs for public funding purposes.
- If there is an appeal, then we would be able to recover our costs against the legal aid fund.
- The main issue was whether there should be security for costs posted by the plaintiff.
- The son was convicted but the defendant was acquitted and awarded his costs out of central funds.
- In particular, the costs to be allowed to a solicitor litigant in person are to be subject to the two thirds restriction.
- The adjudication clause permits the Adjudicator to award costs to the winning party.
- The bill allows the employee to seek penalties, interest, costs of the suit, and attorney fees.
- Holding MPC liable for the defendants' costs would discourage the funding of litigation.
- I am therefore urged on behalf of the applicants to make orders for payment of their legal costs now that the legal position is clear.
- These can include requirements such as security for costs from foreign plaintiffs, or the denial of legal aid.
- Mr Bacon's primary submission was that party does not get costs of a counterclaim unless the order provides.
1.2Lawcostasto pay costs — pagar las costas
- costs were awarded against the plaintiff — las costas se impusieron al demandante
- costs were awarded to the plaintiff — las costas se impusieron al demandado
1.3(price)costo masculinecoste masculine Spainat cost — al costo Latin America
- The result is a significantly reduced total cost of ownership for the storage infrastructure.
- In many regions, the amount of cash payments for travel did not cover the cost of a monthly pass.
- But it incurs the additional sunk cost of setting up a foreign plant.
- To support the show and to help cover the cost of prize money, we are selling advertising for the night.
- The fee per session is 5 euro to cover the cost of coaching and insurance.
- She defended her decision to ask the students for the amount to cover the cost of repair.
- Also, what you save on plane tickets alone might cover the cost of one cruise.
- Envelopes for people wishing to give a donation to cover the cost of maintenance are now available.
- Did the fuel tanker rebuild facility request a higher average cost per unit?
- All need to raise a substantial amount of money to cover the cost of flights, accommodation and expenses for the nine-day trip.
- He says the vandalism is so commonplace costs for groups to use the community hall are set to help cover the cost of repairs.
- Now that the industry is approaching its mature phase, prices can afford to rise to cover average total cost.
- After all, after World War I, it used to cover the cost of pretty much any college degree.
- If this amount cannot cover the cost of the claim, then the balance is met out of the public purse.
- They may also incur additional operating costs into the future.
- They've had to work 10 % harder to raise funds to cover increased running costs.
- With budgets tight, people are choosing to cut extra costs in order to save.
- Another factor to consider is the high costs associated with repairing major appliances.
- The entrance fee of £1.50 will cover the cost of tea or coffee with biscuits.
- The amount is only enough to cover the cost of transportation and food.
2(loss, sacrifice)at the cost of sth — a costa / a expensas de algo
- he became president, but at a cost — llegó a ser presidente, pero a qué precio
- she helped me out, at great cost to herself — sacrificó mucho al ayudarme
- at little cost to yourself, you could help one of these orphans — haciendo un pequeño sacrificio podrías ayudar a uno de estos huérfanos
- she devoted herself to the cause without stopping to count the cost — se entregó a la causa sin detenerse a pensar en sí misma
- at all costs — a cualquier precio
- it must be avoided at all costs — hay que evitarlo a toda costa / a cualquier precio / cueste lo que cueste
- he's very convincing, as I know to my cost — es muy persuasivo, como sé por experiencia propia
1(service/article) costarhow much did it cost you? — ¿cuánto te costó?
- how much does it cost? — ¿cuánto vale?
- it'll cost you! — ¡mira que te va a salir caro!
- that costs money — eso cuesta dinero
- keeping fit costs both time and effort — mantenerse en forma cuesta tiempo y esfuerzo
2(cause to lose)costarone slip cost him the title — un error le costó el título
- his frankness cost him dear — pagó cara su franqueza
3(calculate cost of)calcular el costo decalcular el coste de Spainshe costed the project — hizo un presupuesto para el proyecto
4(find out price of)averiguar el precio dehe costed the different types of engines — averiguó los precios de los distintos tipos de motores
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