In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fee/price) abusivo(fee/price) exorbitante(demand) excesivo(demand) desmesurado
- We would urge everyone living in Lyneham or travelling through on August 13 to boycott the station and make a stand against the extortionate prices we are being charged for petrol.
- High pressure sales techniques, extortionate prices and poor quality workmanship await those who agree to free security checks from suspicious firms cold-calling at the door or over the phone, warn police.
- Presently we buy gas at extortionate prices; experts allege that the UK market is easily manipulated, with price-rigging by continental companies who control the pipelines.
- The ticket prices were not extortionate, it was after all a semi final, and we don't play at home again until February 7.
- This means that everyone wanting to purchase a home in Alice Springs is forced to pay an extortionate price.
- The only alternative was for the whole wedding party to stand around in the nasty battered reception, paying extortionate prices for bottles of beer from the check-in guys.
- The alert follows a flood of complaints about itinerant traders who charge extortionate prices for bitumen coverings for drives.
- One hackney cab driver, who asked not to be named, said: ‘I know the prices are extortionate - but I have no option.’
- Buy lots of ready-grown plants at extortionate prices
- There was beer, there was music and there was undercooked greasy food at extortionate prices.
- The York City Baths Club is pulling out of swimming lessons at the Barbican due to another extortionate price hike, this time at the council-run pools.
- The signs indicating this extortionate price rise were not prominently placed and when I complained I was told to ‘park elsewhere then’.
- You can travel during school terms, escaping screaming children and extortionate prices.
- Rather, he is keen to defend football from the usual allegations that ticket prices are extortionate.
- I've managed to catch the last 3 travelling shows, and almost not minded the extortionate ticket prices.
- They come along and put in what you would term inferior equipment and charge extortionate prices for it.
- We aren't happy, we are overcharging people as it is and after midnight prices are just extortionate.
- Where is the financial benefit in facing extortionate price increases without an even greater rise in income?
- How do young people have the money to buy these tickets, usually in bulk, and at extortionate prices.
- People should always be careful when they're being asked these extortionate prices.
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