In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dólar masculinefive US/Hong Kong/Australian dollars — cinco dólares (estadounidenses)/de Hong Kong/australianos
- to be (as) sound as a dollar — estar (fuerte) como un toro
- top dollar — el mejor precio (or sueldo etc.)
- dollar bloc — bloque del dólar
- dollar days — días en que los artículos de un negocio se venden por un dólar o por una cantidad fija de dólares
- You wouldn't be able to tell whether a web page costs a penny or a hundred dollars to visit.
- It raised six million dollars, the manuscript today being in the Library of Congress.
- The Australian dollar is the strongest it has been in years and is likely to remain that way for some time.
- Six out of every seven dollars of the tax cut will benefit big corporations and a tiny layer of the very wealthy.
- If it costs too much he is likely to sell it for two cents on the dollar in an effort to remedy the error.
- Perhaps that is the reason why no one knows where the billion dollars in aid money went.
- My view is that the pound moves more closely with the dollar than with the euro.
- Bargaining with management became a matter of dollars and cents, not life and death.
- I don't care if this investment comes by way of the dollar, the euro or the yen.
- Between the three networks, the producers had a budget of three million dollars.
- Since the peso and the dollar were worth the same, there seemed to be no risk.
- It then slashed its funding by around about a half a billion dollars over four years.
- To attract dollars to this parched economy, he is forced to open the country to tourism.
- Chronic diseases account for billions of dollars in annual medical expenditures.
- Trade too between the two countries is worth many billions of dollars a year.
- Given the strength of the euro against the dollar, few had expected exports to do so well.
- Does this mean oil prices haven't risen as dramatically in pounds or euros as in dollars?
- The amounts by which they do each of the above are decided in terms of dollars and cents.
- Go and sponsor him now, and remember to donate in pounds, and not dollars like I did.
- They withdrew hundreds of dollars each day and bought the children new bikes for Christmas.
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