In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine marcafeminine manchafeminine huelladirty/greasy marks — manchas de suciedad/grasa
- burn mark — quemadura
- before noun scratch mark — arañazo
- Line the mark on your stock up with the doweling jig that corresponds to the size of the dowel you are using.
- So the fact that this building is expensive is a mark of its quality.
- Okay, you've got both skis mounted with the toe units, they're epoxied and the boot-heel center marks line up perfectly with those on your skis.
- Google ignores most punctuation, except apostrophes, hyphens and quote marks.
- Bach, of course, left very few indications or interpretive marks as to how his music should go.
- Using the edge of your workbench as a straightedge for the square, draw a set of nice black lines across the mounting marks, so you have a good visual reference.
- Ancient stories are handed down from the days before we learned to store our thoughts in marks on paper or lines carved in stone, and the Gods live in these stories.
- WiFi in airport departure lines is the mark of civilised countries.
- Although most of the headstones are severely weathered and illegible, cemetery staff will record all legible marks and inscriptions before removing the stones.
- As these marks are studied and recorded they can be of great assistance with accurate dating, particularly where company records still exist.
- Accented and umlauted vowels, and diacritical marks on consonants must be avoided, because they act as roadblocks and break the speed of a typist.
- This section measures knowledge of spelling rules and stress marks in Spanish.
- The mark looked like the symbol for life that the mystics had created years ago.
- And as a mark of respect for the victims of the tsunami the national flag will be flown at half mast on civic buildings next week.
- As a mark of respect and in order to allow students to attend the service, all lectures and classes in Italian were cancelled.
- Somehow, the brand of the magazine becomes the mark of quality rather than the individual work in it.
- The red and white ballon flag flew at half mast as a mark of respect to the two people who had earlier died in a horrible crash.
- As a mark of respect all club activities have been cancelled this weekend.
- There are lists of what to do in the event of arrest - and also guides to getting arrested as this is the mark of a high quality protester.
- The skaters may be placed in the correct order, which is all that counts at the bottom line, but the marks are now totally meaningless.
- As much as it pains me to admit it, there may not be an important moral argument for using an apostrophe rather than a tick mark.
- He ran a haulage firm and wanted me to take over, but I never fancied it so I named my butcher's shop after his firm as a mark of respect.
- Both sides of the crossing were covered with flowers by mourners, who left bouquets and countless soft toys as a mark of respect.
- So every time I was in a bar after that, I would add a Jameson on to my order and leave it on the bar as a mark of respect for a mate who couldn't have a drink.
- Corus corporate flags at plants across Britain and Europe are flying at half mast as a mark of respect.
- Here are some useful sites for anyone needing to display diacritical marks, mathematical symbols, etc.
- If the mark of a quality referee is to pass unnoticed, then Poll succeeded, albeit with the complicity of a set of almost angelic players.
- At the same time, line up the center marks on the template with your center axis mark on the ski.
- Marching is a mark of respect, especially to those who gave their lives.
- The wonderful guard of honour formed by both these groups was a fitting mark of respect and was well deserved.
- But a raid of her house and seizure of her property is the mark of an out of control incipient police state.
- Flags were flying at half mast as a mark of respect for the Duke of Norfolk who died two days ago at the age of 86, the Arundel ground being part of the Duke's estate.
- It is also right that flags in the city should be at half mast, as a mark of respect to the dead and their families.
- The stress marks might seem quaint to us; but McGuffey believed that rhythm and harmony have not only an aesthetic but also a moral value.
- An impressed stamp on the blade tang is usually the mark of a lower quality blade.
- EcoRI sites determined by restriction mapping are shown as tick marks on the genomic clones and as half-tick marks below the top line.
- The rehabilitation of the bridges and roads should be a mark of quality for lengthy life of the facilities.
- It was a confusing mass of symbols and half-familiar marks.
1.2(on body)marca femininedistinguishing marks — señas particulares feminine
- she escaped without a mark on her body — salió sin un arañazo
- the marks of age — las huellas de la edad
- Splotched with marks of dirt and even blood, it looked filthy and gave her a conscious feeling of someone living in the gutters.
- The lower screen on the one I've got here is scratched, but they're only surface marks - it's not as though the screen is really damaged, just the covering.
- Oh boy… did I do a lot of damage… his whole face was either covered in red marks or a bruise.
- I also noticed tire marks in dirt on the right side of the road.
- She lifted her right hand and lightly ran a finger over the red marks on her cheeks which she knew were the result of frostbite.
- Looking up, she saw several holes dotted along its surface, burned scorch marks surrounding the edges.
- The bullet holes and blood seem even more disturbing when they are left as white marks on a dark surface.
- Grain is present throughout the feature as well as lots of dirt, reel marks, and scratches.
- Always carefully check goods in the shop for damage, tears or marks, particularly if the item is in a sale.
- The yellow sponged raked over the arm viciously causing a deep red scuff marks to surface.
- I must warn you though that your wheels will leave marks on the surface you're sliding on.
- This hypothesis well explains why even the same cave has different patterns of calving and different chisel marks.
- The films are not well preserved, so there are plenty of scratches and burn marks, and dirt on the prints.
- William sat back, sulking at the red mark on the side of his cheek.
- He was left with puncture marks and a severe gash on his nose and severe damage to his top lip.
- No tool marks survive on the surface of the boat as a result of repeated scourings by wind, sand and water.
- There are also creams available at make up counters that reduce the look of red or purplish marks (it is usually green or purple in the bottle).
- Improvements in the technology behind its production mean that many papers are now more resistant to grubby marks and other damage.
- I observed her curiously as she hesitantly took off her coat, wincing as she did so; my eyes were called to her neck which was flawed mercilessly with red marks around the left side.
- Is the blanket showing any signs of damage such as scorch marks, broken ties, or do any of the wires inside the blanket feel like they are broken or unevenly spaced?
2(identifying sign)marca femininea mark of quality — un signo de calidad
- as a mark of respect — en señal de respeto
- tolerance is the mark of a civilized society — una sociedad civilizada se distingue por su tolerancia
- it's the mark of a gentleman — es lo que distingue a un caballero
3feminine notaSport punto masculineto give sb/get a good mark — Sport darle a algn/obtener un buen puntaje
- she always gets top marks — siempre saca la máxima calificación
- I give her full marks for trying — se merece un premio por intentarlo
- no marks for guessing who said that! — no hace falta ser un genio para saber quién dijo eso
- A lot of marks are lost because people misread the questions.
- The problems in the evaluation system is not limited to the disparity in marks between different universities.
- A student gets to prepare his own report card, adding explanatory paragraphs that put the best possible spin on his marks.
- The modular approach to A-levels should, if anything, be extended but marks should be formally recorded for each module rather than hidden under an overall grade.
- Government proposals could mean pupils who can't spell lose marks in GCSE and A level exams.
- The eleven marks were lost despite the village being cleaned up every morning of the week.
- The villages provide the judges with a map and description of the area, and then they go around different sections giving marks out of 25.
- We can all see that schooling has grown to mean exams, marks, stress, and tension for the parents, tuitions.
- The continuing upward trend in results has prompted calls for the marks awarded to each exam to be published rather than a grade, so students' performances can be differentiated more easily.
- These are some of the terms used to describe children unable to learn or more importantly who score poor marks in their examinations.
- A high-flying young Chorley scientist is focusing on a career path which could help save thousands of lives after receiving record marks in her degree.
- He awarded marks ranging from six to ten, with his six favourites all receiving the ten mark.
- Probably most interesting out of the whole debacle is the notion that science students can't get good marks if they can't write well.
- She set a British under-20 indoor pentathlon record, bettering the marks of two who would become Olympic champions, Denise Lewis and Sally Gunnell.
- I have to admit that Slovenia lost marks in my book for its food, despite the fact that it was much cheaper than in neighbouring Italy or Austria.
- At the University of Calgary, he hopped from fine arts in his first year to drama in his second, working hard to improve his marks and writing skills.
- Again, students would write a report on completion of an assignment, marks being gained as before.
- Researchers discovered that different academics gave different marks for the same essays.
- Although the paper is 80 marks / answer all questions, there is some consolation in that several questions are perennial.
- If fields, houses, gates, fences, derelict houses are untidy, then we lose marks.
- For 45 marks, he was asked to ‘write an essay of about 40 lines on the advantages of a cheerful disposition’.
- She usually stressed about her academic marks when she wasn't depressed and morbid.
- But her marks are in the record books and appear set to stay there for a good while longer yet.
- I sincerely hope I've done better than a U in French writing this time and I hope I've got enough marks in Chemistry so that I don't need to take any more exams for it in the summer.
- There will be no marks awarded for the answer ‘They both write historical fantasy’.
- Other Hampshire schools and colleges were toasting record marks.
- Thorpe is the current Olympic and triple world champion in the 400 meters and holds three world marks in freestyle distances.
- Extra marks are awarded for neatness, good spelling and strict adherence to the curriculum.
- In other words, essays attributed to children with popular names were given higher marks than essays purportedly written by children with unusual names.
- He also helped set three relay world records and lowered his own mark in the 400 freestyle.
- This led to a broader approach to teaching programmes and abolished the link between Proficiency marks and secondary education.
- You're not going to get negative marks for writing down something wrong, nor will marks be deducted from another question.
- I know of a professor who was in the habit of deducting marks in examinations for bad spelling, poor grammar or clumsy sentences.
- At the end of the course of study, candidates receive a mark from one to seven in each subject.
- I thought about taking it before exams, but then again, I never ever got good marks, when I wrote smart things, so I didn't.
- In these she recorded marks of 12. 53s and 1. 51m to put her in an overall 14th place.
- ‘Make sure the answer sheet is stapled to your answer book or else you could lose a lot of marks if your answer sheet gets lost,’ he said.
- Stats and Maths papers were structured with 120 possible marks.
- Last summer there were around 52,000 protests against A-level marks, of which about 10% resulted in an overall grade change.
- This comprises writing comments for sight, colour, nose and palate of each drink, and then awarding a mark out of ten.
- It is surely also the case that some students lose a few marks here and there because of this.
- This summer she received 4 grade As at A-level, achieving top marks in several papers.
- Students are awarded marks out of seven for each paper, and get a final overall score.
- They got to a tie-breaker for third position, but were unfortunate to lose by a mark.
- It is possible to discourage guessing by allocating one mark for a correct answer and minus one for an incorrect answer.
4.1(indicator)the cost has reached the $100,000 mark — el costo ha llegado a los 100.000 dólares
- (gas) mark 6 — el número 6
4.2(for race)línea de salida feminineon your marks! / take your marks! — ¡a sus marcas!
5(target)blanco masculineto be an easy mark — ser (un) blanco fácil
- Someone's attempt at a clever analogy perhaps; it rather missed the mark.
- Some right-winger attempting to be ironic, some points hit a mark, some are hateful and off target.
- The emphasis on hitting your marks was not nearly as pronounced.
- Whichever way you look at it, the scheme was misconceived, miscalculated and entirely missed the mark.
- As one arrow after the next misses its mark, all the boys immediately run for cover, but secret crushes soon rise to the surface.
- This makes it difficult to say when a particular quatrain has missed or hits its mark.
- As she develops she should be able to reach out and grab an object, even though she often misses the mark on the first try.
- She may miss the mark sometimes, but you've gotta applaud her sense of adventure.
- When a History Channel doc makes you think, then the writers and researchers have done their job, they're hitting their marks as well as can be.
- This is where the current public policies around work-life balance seem to miss the mark.
- The writing is clever, witty, crisp, Arquette is very good, and the whole production is bright and hits all the right marks.
- I'm always hitting marks, and saying the jokes, and having a good time.
- She threw the last knife she was holding at the target in frustration, not hitting far off from the target mark.
- However, it seems to be missing the mark, and I'd argue it is because of the way we purchase music currently.
- These assaults, and their implicit criticism of the active VP, miss the mark.
- So far, the Democrats seem to have hit all their marks.
- I think his answer is - or I should say, proposal, if indeed we can call it that, misses the mark.
- They may very well have this evidence, but everything that's being leaked right now is kind of missing the mark.
- And with hummable lyrics and soulful tunes, she seems to have hit the right mark once again.
- As for post-1947, Ganguly hits all the major marks of the conflict and lucidly backs his theories up with carefully researched facts.
6also Mark(type, version)modelo masculine
1.1(stain, scar)(dress/carpet) manchar(carpet/dress) dejar (una) marca en
- Around 10 flag stones, each around a metre square in size, had been taken from the site, leaving others broken and the steps marked and scratched.
- Her gray dress was torn and dirty, marked more so by several spots of blood.
- With a sharp instrument, mark the two holes indicated on the edge and the face of the door.
- As we walked, we passed from grass and mud to stone-paved road, wet and dirty and marked with wheel tracks.
- She turned a corner and stopped before colliding into a little boy, face marked with tears.
- I lingered on the bruise that marked most of his cheek.
- They were faded, some stained by water from rain and a few marked by mud or beer.
- Angie woke up to dried tears in her eyes and her face marked by the carpet since she remained there all night without moving to her actual bed.
- The latter is clearly marked with close-spaced lines where it has pressed against the gills of the immature cap.
1.2(pattern)the male's throat is marked with two white bars — el macho tiene dos franjas blancas en el cuello
2(indicate)señalarmarcarthe letter was marked 'urgent' — en el sobre decía 'urgente'
- she was marked absent — le pusieron falta / ausente
- the price is marked on the lid — el precio va marcado en la tapa
- The position of each station will be marked by a cross.
- The lamp, which would originally have been a gas lamp, marked a dividing line in the town.
- Under an azure sky at Almondvale, horizontal trenches marked the areas where undersoil heating was being installed.
- Two large stones also stand almost due east and west to mark the local equinoctial positions of the sun.
- The two people in question were driving their car out to Coney Island when they veered off the line of concrete markers which marks the route.
- We moored to the buoy that marks the Haven's position, and Gino put the decompression station in place.
- It has marked the dividing line between North and South Korea ever since.
- These sills mark areas at the coast where low relief makes it possible for a glacier to spread out and thus lose its erosional power.
- Gaps themselves mark the areas of vulnerability and show the mechanism by which complexity flows through health care to individual patients.
- In one part of the complex, crosses mark an area which has been designated as a graveyard.
3.1(commemorate, signal)(retirement/anniversary) celebrar(beginning/watershed) marcar(watershed/beginning) señalar1997 marks the centenary — en 1997 se cumple el centenario
- Graduation from high school and from college are seen as important events that mark the beginning of adulthood.
- Ms McGreal said the event marked the end of the ‘talking phase’ for women in agriculture.
- This marks a significant increase on previous years, with some very serious incidents requiring hospitalisation.
- A church celebrating its 50th anniversary is to mark the occasion with two special events.
- The week beginning July 8 would be marked by a flag ceremony.
- For me, this event clearly marks the end of the happy, carefree years of my childhood.
- This event marked a downfall of popularity for the hot air balloon, and an increase in popularity, ironically, in hydrogen.
- The good weather added to the spectacle and everyone involved should be very proud of the celebrations to mark the Feast Day of our Patron Saint.
- The stage victory marked a reversal of fortunes for the 26-year-old who lost the prologue when his chain came off close to the finish.
- Plans are being formulated to hold a celebration event to mark the 10th anniversary of the club next April.
- The finished design marks the 400th anniversary of the 1605 gunpowder plot, led by infamous York son Guy Fawkes.
- This event marked the humble beginning of what would become the US Air Force.
- This event marked a major change in the temper of the civil rights movement.
- Friends of Reuben was formed last February 23 and they will hold a celebration to mark its achievements on its first anniversary next week.
- Celebrations to mark the big event were on a grand scale and went on for three nights.
- Sleep researchers generally agree that Stage 1 marks the transition from waking to sleeping states.
- The celebrations marking the end of the ‘Great Patriotic War’ are underway in Moscow.
- The move marked a significant change in US policy and means that food aid can be used directly for military purposes.
- This ceremony is supposed to mark an important event in the life of the eunuchs, when they realise their dream of marrying for once.
- This event marked the start of the defeat of the reform movement.
- While the figure was down on that for March, lending was 16% higher than in April 2005 and marks six months of record lending figures.
- It was all of 21 years since the team had won the Mayo and Connacht honours and some members felt the time to hold a celebration to mark the event.
- And when they came to the end of their trek their achievement was marked with celebrations.
- A presentation was made to both earlier this year to mark the 50th anniversary of their position.
- The Supreme Court opens today, marking our full judicial independence from Britain.
- If the Erskine scheme comes to pass, it will mark a significant change in fortunes for similar proposals.
- Because the unit can be traced over several tens of kilometres, we suggest it marks a sub-regionally significant event in the Emeishan Province as basalt production terminated.
- The event also marked the beginning of Pattaya's St. Valentine's Day celebrations.
- The Japanese responded at once, and these events marked the true beginning of the Sino-Japanese war.
- Hartstein's decision marks a significant change in the direction of the company.
- It was the highlight of a series of events held last week to mark the beginning of six months of celebrations to marks the Quakers' important anniversary.
- I'll ask him why he's boycotting tomorrow's anniversary celebration in Moscow marking the end of World War Two.
- There are some defining events in the life of a nation - events that mark a major change of direction.
- This ritual together with tonight's celebrations are all that mark an event which has now become pretty meaningless to British society.
- Four generations of the Salt family gathered in a building constructed by their ancestor to mark a festival celebrating Sir Titus Salt.
- The bravery and resourcefulness of British prisoners of war will be celebrated in an exhibition marking the 60th anniversary of the Great Escape.
- The legislation marks a significant change in US policy and means that food aid can be used directly as a weapon of war.
- The celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the event have been unprecedented in scope.
- The 1930s marked a significant change in the Soviet approach to retail trade.
- That event surely marked the end of the world as we have known it.
3.2(characterize)caracterizara period marked by constant riots — un período caracterizado por constantes disturbios
- Clough's early works are marked by a subdued palette of largely browns, greys and greens.
- Some critics discerned a falling away of powers in his later work, marked by a tendency towards inflated rhetoric, but to others he remained a commanding figure to the end.
- Her career had been marked by close defeats and valiant efforts.
- Both rider and vet would have been conscious of the risks they were taking so close to a games that was marked by a hunt for drug cheats.
- Paddle is largely a doubles game, marked by rapid volleying at the net.
- Dwelling as they did in clusters of local self-sufficiency, marked by a low standard of living, the people were ever threatened by famine.
- The media had under-rated his dad, Barry felt, and his career has been marked by a ruthless determination to correct that historical injustice.
- Above all, he prepared mounts that were marked by meticulous attention to detail and precise labeling.
- So what does 2000 offer the mid-market fashion retail sector after another bleak Christmas marked by early sales notices?
- His subsequent work was marked by an offbeat intensity.
- In every case his works are marked by a high level of technical skill and surfaces of great animation.
- A quarterback's first season with a team is almost always marked by struggles fitting in with his new offense.
- Sargent's work is marked by its exceptional lucidity, its exactness of expression and by the decisiveness of her results.
- Seemingly interminable rallies are marked by players pounding the ball at one another in games that go hours at a time.
- But apart from a few minor concessions, her term in office has been marked by close collaboration with business.
- From lack of talent to utter indiscipline, the team has suffered on many fronts and the slide has been marked by a shocking indifference among the players.
4(exam/paper) corregir(exam/paper) poner(le) nota a(paper/exam) calificarit was right, but he marked it wrong — estaba bien, pero lo marcó como erróneo
- he marked my essay 13 out of 20 — me puso 13 sobre 20 en el trabajo
- the judges marked her performance very high — los jueces le dieron una puntuación muy alta
- Without a tutor to mark your work, how will you know if you got it right?
- Even when made aware of bullying, Ofsted inspectors won't mark a school down for it now, either.
- He felt that having to sit and write an essay that the teacher would mark so that another tick could be put in another box was a waste of time and time was a precious commodity.
- One was assessing the candidate's driving, while the other was assessing the examiner's marking.
- Appraisal time is upon us, and all team leaders will have been instructed to find the slightest excuse to mark people down.
- At £15 per child, the mock will be fully supervised under exam conditions and papers will be marked anonymously.
- It's a very good point, which is why more and more academic work is marked by continuous assessment.
- They were not the ones who did first year Geo-morphology at nine o'clock on a Monday morning, or marked a hundred scripts in two days.
- In addition, Mid Yorkshire was marked down for not ensuring at least 98 per cent of patients with suspected cancer were seen within two weeks.
- The exam papers were marked by teachers and then sent to external moderators.
- She suffered a series of literary knockbacks until her work was marked by an external examiner during a creative writing course.
- A Merit would suffice, heck even a Pass would do as I know she's going to mark me down anyway because I slacked big time on the photography bit, but that was a different unit.
- Upon hearing that he had been marked down for wandering, Levrone fumed, ‘I didn't know you could be marked down for walking offstage.
- Work has been set for him and as far as I'm concerned it's being marked by teachers.
- Like the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham has been marked down for missing its four-hour A&E waiting time target for 2004 / 5.
- Then he was marked down again for the shocking shiny suit he was wearing and ended up without very much going for him at all.
- Asked why she felt she was marked down by the judges, she said: ‘You better ask them.’
- We were encouraged to mark our own work by referring to the answer books that were always readily available.
- It needs to be well lit, warm, not too noisy and have a table - work is often marked for neatness and a steady surface helps with writing and drawing.
- Miss Piper began to call out the answers as the whole class followed and marked their own work.
- Throughout each term homework was set by the subject teacher to a timetable and at the end of term an exam was also set and marked by the same teacher.
- The examiner then marked it and explained why he had given the marks he had.
- Next September teachers will be guaranteed time to plan, prepare and mark work as part of a national deal.
- It also says the initial measurement for seven-year-olds is unreliable as it is marked by teachers rather than external examiners.
- She says the programme involved properly supported unit standards marked by trained teachers and assessed to the standard.
- By the time I've finished seeing students, marking their work, preparing classes, doing the admin etc. etc. that more than doubles.
- Exams in Scotland are supervised by non-teachers but the papers are marked by teachers.
- The establishment will be marking their assignments, writing their job references, and checking their credit ratings.
5(heed)(you) mark my words! — ¡ya verás!
- That means that the full-backs are tied, and the three central defenders are marking one striker.
- Players are marking better now than they have been since the seventies.
- If he is assigned a player to mark throughout a game, it is almost guaranteed that that player will not have a large impact on the game.
- Since he would be closely marked by the opponents, other strikers would get more open space to play.
- Harrogate were camped in their half for the entire game and despite marking Elliot Dowley ferociously were not able to match his pace and he put away a winner in the nick of time.
- But in fact, it makes it almost impossible to see which player is marking the ball, as other players swarm around you.
- Silsden eventually came into the game but their front men, Hoyle and Hedges were tightly marked throughout the game and had to play much of the time with their backs to goal.
- Lorraine Pugh had her best performance in the game against Glynn as she was marking their best player Anne-Marie Moloney.
- Meanwhile, ‘Is it too late to add Shaquille O'Neal to the squad to mark Koller?’
- Opening 52 Seconds: Bombers win the ball from the opening bounce and Lucas marks at centre half forward.
- The German mark was introduced as a parallel currency to the Yugoslav dinar and then the euro.
- She lived through the terrible poverty of the Weimar years, when the price of a loaf of bread soared to more than 50 million marks.
- The plan aims to implement cuts of 30 billion German marks, about 50 percent of which is to be raised by attacks on pensioners and unemployed.
- The avowed aim of the Treasury is to reduce new debt from the present 50 billion German marks to zero by the year 2006.
- Some 7.5 billion of German marks are frozen in state banks.
- Moreover, the budget was burdened annually to the tune of over 10 billion German marks by the war against the Kurds.
- This in turn is equal to 1.95583 German marks, or 6.55957 French francs, or 166.386 Spanish pesetas, and so on.
- Brahms continued to mobilise support for him, and himself paid him an allowance of some thousand marks a year, while doing his best to remain an anonymous donor.
- Some 1 billion marks will be used to build a plant for the manufacture of synthetic materials in Shanghai.
- Thankfully, for 5.3 million marks, you can buy a hell of a lot of visual thunder, which is why you should see this movie in the first place.
- Now that protection from future legal actions is in place, the 1.8 billion marks still missing from German business will probably trickle in.
- Two billion German marks have been invested in the area's shipbuilding but the figures still show South Korea forging ahead.
- The resort obviously is geared for the overseas market and while prices won't make a huge dent in sterling, marks, euros or yen, in rand terms they might appear expensive.
- The euro, which replaces the old francs, marks, guilders, pesetas, escudos, drachmas, and lire of the European Union, is not yet five years old.
- When he called the next day, he said he was faxing Leeds an offer of a million marks.
- Braeutigam called on lawyers to forego part of their 125 million marks in fees to help pay the additional compensation.
- One of the reasons is that there were three different currencies in use in Germany during the war - the thaler, the mark and the gulden.
- That means the debt is likely to rise to 80 billion marks… It's way too high.
- A billion marks are to be saved annually through the sale of equipment, vehicles, land and buildings.
- In the same survey, of 100 goods that were checked, an incredible 86 per cent of them had increased in price when moving from marks to euros.
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