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(cost of travel)masculine pasajemasculine billete Spainmasculine boletomasculine billete Spainhow much / what is the fare to Athens? — ¿cuánto cuesta el boleto a Atenas?
- what's the taxi fare? — ¿cuánto sale ir en taxi?
- she'd lost her bus fare — había perdido el dinero para el autobús
- taxi fares are going up — las tarifas de los taxis van a subir / aumentar
- low fares — pasajes baratos
- you travel half fare — tú pagas medio pasaje (or billete etc.)
- [ S ]exact fare only — no se da cambio
- Prices of basic commodities and public transport fares have gone up as a result of the new fuel policy.
- A bitter dispute over taxi fare increases in Rayleigh and Rochford is to be decided by a court.
- The cheapest bus fare is roughly equivalent to a nurse's weekly wage.
- By kindergarten, he was so tall he was paying adult bus fares.
- We're all subject to the cost of filling our cars, getting to work and paying the ever-increasing costs of public transport fares.
- Nationalised public transport provided subsidised fares for commuters and students.
- Public transport fares have doubled during the course of the year.
- US Airways now offers its discount fare structure on 28 routes out of Washington.
- Adult return fare costs £21 and a child return is £10.
- In fact, more often than not, the air fare increases as seat availability decreases.
- Tram bosses clamping down on fare dodgers are now sending 240 to court every week.
- He would give them the cab fare home.
- Although not illegal, charging double fares by breaking journeys into different segments to maximise profits on one route is downright immoral.
- What makes it so difficult to find the lowest air fare?
- No wonder he hasn't knocked on my door, he probably can't afford the train fare.
- Most of the transit fare increase will go into the pockets of precisely that wealthy layer.
- They demanded that the air carriers provide them with more detailed calculations before they discuss air fare hikes further.
- Sale fares to most destinations are not available on Fridays and Sundays.
- Rising ticket prices had been blamed on fare dodgers in the past.
- The all inclusive fare for the three day trip is £130.
1.2(passenger)pasajero masculinepasajera feminine
- The taxi driver picked up a fare at the taxi office on Water Street.
- He picked up a fare at the taxi rank outside Marks and Spencer, in High Street, to take the passenger to Harwich Road.
- Some lucky taxi drivers will get fares to the airport.
- He claimed drivers had been assaulted and abused while trying to pick up fares from the taxi rank.
- An investigation by the Manchester Evening News revealed the huge number of bogus taxi drivers picking up fares in the city centre.
2(food and drink)comida feminineplatos masculinethe restaurant serves traditional fare — el restaurante tiene una carta tradicional
- Served with Pondan Potato and garden fresh vegetables, this is the staple fare in the menu for non-vegetarians.
- So enjoy fresh garlic and onions with your favorite food fare, as cooking does not destroy the components.
- We'd gone for dinner, and we'd had what was to become our standard fare of a fantastic range of fresh seafood.
- She loves Indian food, enjoys Swiss fare and cooks pasta at home.
- She is a wonderful cook but my husband would not be happy on a diet of traditional English fare.
- Their menu also expanded to include the full range of Caribbean fare, from soup to jerk chicken.
- Under the organisation of Kiwi managers, he forfeited traditional French fare to prepare imaginative salads for a backyard barbecue.
- Traditional barbecue fare - sausages and burgers - kept energy supplies up and parents busy.
- On offer are generous helpings of bacon, ham and other greasy, fattening fare - all the staples associated with traditional Anglo-American cuisine.
- The menu is as you may expect, pretty traditional quality hotel fare, with a reasonable range of meat, seafood and a few vegetarian dishes.
- The traditional graduation fare of strawberries and cream was served to all who attended.
- The food is typical Bulgarian fare with the usual emphasis on meat, but with some pleasant surprises for vegetarians.
- Traditional aristocratic fare included such fancy foods, many of which are popular among the newly wealthy classes today.
- The region, she says, boasts a blend of traditional country fare, with steak and beef houses dominating the food scene.
- You may have to put up with crowds, but these islands have a tradition of food not found elsewhere, with classical French fare and local Creole dishes.
- Sandwiches are common breakfast fare, and coffee is drunk frequently throughout the day and at social events.
- The food was standard hotel fare, failing miserably to live up to the mouth-watering eloquence of the descriptions on the menu.
- And diners looking to eat out or take away can choose from a range of menus, from traditional English fare to Indian or Chinese.
- Whether you're looking for seafood, Angus beef, made-to-order pasta or traditional breakfast fare, you won't leave hungry.
- Its business card promises a traditional Mediterranean fare of fresh vegetables, meats, wines and cheeses seasoned with southern Italian style.
1how did she fare in her exams? — ¿cómo le fue en los exámenes?
- the poor have fared badly under this government — los pobres han salido mal parados bajo este gobierno
- fare thee well — ve con Dios
- Stocks fare better over long periods of time than bonds or cash.
- However, it's useful for gauging how a processor might fare in real-time 3D applications.
- How did he, or his fellow competitors, fare on the food questions?
- The party lists that fare best will be those with strongest national support.
- But in the long run, stocks have fared best.
- Account books of the period reveal how traders fared in this unusual situation.
- The theories to be discussed do not fare better or worse when restricted to a particular subspecies.
- All the contestants on the show fared dismally, with no-one winning over $16,000.
- And these men will tend to fare worse during recovery than their female counterparts.
- Compared to the private sector, though, the leaders fare pretty badly.
- Nuclear power plants already built have generally fared well in restructured markets.
- We'll also give you exclusive analysis of how each team fared over the weekend.
- Conversely, in times of rising interest rates, cyclical stocks fare poorly.
- Police officers fared the worst in a number of aspects, according to the survey.
- How did these two fare on our performance tests?
- Far-right parties have generally not fared well in recent elections.
- The pure farm salmon fared the worst: very few returned to lay eggs.
- The sound fares better, even though it is only a Dolby Surround track.
- In this sport, balanced designs tend to fare the best in the arena.
- Vocal tracks fare better, presenting skittish avant pop with goofy arrangements and nonsense lyrics.
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