In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine mercadofeminine lonjastreet market — feria feminine Southern Cone Peru
- the market stalls — los puestos del mercado (or del mercadillo etc.)
2.1(trading activity)mercado masculinethe property/oil market — el mercado inmobiliario/del petróleo
- the wholesale/retail market — el mercado al por mayor/al por menor
- the export market — el mercado de la exportación
- market opportunity — oportunidad de mercado
- market penetration — penetración de mercado
- market potential — potencial de mercado
- market rent — alquiler según la demanda
- market resistance — resistencia del mercado
- market study — estudio de mercado
- market survey — encuesta de mercado
- market trend — tendencia de mercado
- When any asset becomes that valuable, the market usually responds by trading the asset.
- This is difficult to square with a stagnant market with ticket sales stuck at 1922 levels till the late 1930s.
- The services of a CPA firm will be in good demand no matter which way the market or economy goes.
- With the economy slowing, and a flood of tail-end boom cars being traded in, the market is in a state of flux.
- Despite the rumours and the negative air in the trade, the pub market held its own during the first six months of this year.
2.2(area of business)mercado masculinethe Japanese market — el mercado japonés
- These showed operating profits trebled to 655m kronor, thanks to stronger global-equity markets and robust sales.
- The company had also diversified sales to different geographical markets, he said.
- What we want to do is make sure that others open their markets so that we can sell them our products and services.
- But there is no reason to expect a house price boom - particularly if the labour market and wages growth remain subdued.
- This means in effect that you will have the right to sell into their markets as much as you like as long as you don't actually do so - in any quantity, that is.
- Many are the companies which have relied heavily on sales into the home market, only to see trends, fashions or buying patterns change.
- It is essentially a cover to force countries to open up their markets for multinational corporations to plunder.
- This matches the needs from many regional companies who are indeed delivering the bulk of their sales across the Balkan markets.
- Meanwhile, commercial real estate markets remained weak and new construction was limited.
- The labour market remains fairly tight and employers always have to be on the look-out for new sources of employees.
- The exigencies of market forces and the legacy of over-exploited finite resources and deregulated labour markets remain.
- Science has shown that Canadian beef is safe, yet export markets remain closed.
- A leading company is to create 100 new jobs in Southend as part of an ambitious expansion to develop sales in the US market.
- American markets are open to all of the CAFTA Central American countries.
- The gorillas' natural habitat has been gradually destroyed to make way for farmland and cash crops for sale on the global market.
- Today a spokesman for the historic firm said the move followed a decision to focus the business on the commercial market in Leeds.
- It has also opened up its markets to developing countries.
- Exports to continental EU markets are likely to remain challenging.
- Meanwhile, Spain continues to confound business experts by remaining the biggest market for blended whisky.
- But it has refused to budge without balancing pledges from developing states to open their markets to industrial goods.
2.3(demand)they have created a market for their products — han creado un mercado para sus productos
- the market for steel — la demanda de acero
- An East Lancashire businessman who has run lap-dancing bars in towns and cities said there simply wasn't a market for it in Blackburn.
- And she doesn't believe there's a market for landscapers in the native-plant industry.
- There's clearly a market for movies with troubled, hunky young priests investigating Satanic cults at the heart of the Vatican.
- Malang, like other regional towns of Indonesia, is changing, and a market for new local newspapers is emerging.
- We were creating a market for natural gas and electricity that had never existed before.
- I think there is definitely a market for someone like me.
- Sure, there's a market for it - but does it have to be that watered down?
- After much deliberation and assessment of the need for the project it was decided that there was a market for a unit of this nature.
- It struck me that there would be a market for a movie parent-baby event.
- If they are run properly and legally, and there's a market for them, I can't see the problem.
- There's a market for it and it's kind of a sequel to the cassette culture of the '80s and early '90s.
- And this would have provided the market for whatever the vendors were selling.
- I don't know whether there's a market for that, but why not take a look at it?
- There definitely are people like myself who have an interest in it, and there's a market for it, as well.
- I guess there must be a market for them amongst old right-wingers or something…
- The implication was that there was a market for stolen goods.
- The rest refuse to accept there is a market for them.
- I think there'll always be a market for programs like Australian Idol, but the hype will die down eventually.
- There is a market for skilled bricklayers and, as one of the directors said, if he wants to find skilled workers at the moment he has to go through agencies.
- There's more of a market for coffee in those two countries but fewer Starbucks per capita.
3stock marketbolsa (de valores) femininea rising/falling market — un mercado alcista/bajista
- to corner the market (in sth) — hacerse con el mercado (de algo)
- before noun market analyst — analista de mercado
- market report — informe de mercado
1to go marketing — ir a hacer la compra
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