In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deposit) no reembolsable(deposit) a fondo perdido(bottle) no retornable
- The going rate, non-returnable, was 10 shillings - a social obligation rather than a favour.
- Now its committee, which is understood to have spent most of the £600,000 non-returnable deposit it received on Claro Road, must decide whether it can afford to appeal against Harrogate Council's decision.
- First you have to fill in a whole bunch of forms and sent them to ICANN with a $1,000 non-returnable fee.
- Among the major pollutants in the town are non-returnable beer bottles and cans.
- The complainant must fill out a form, a copy of which must be given to the hedge owner, and pay a non-returnable fee to the local authority.
- Consumers pay more for goods in non-returnable containers or that have excessive packaging.
- The company has the Zambian franchise to produce non-returnable bottles for all Coca-Cola products in the country.
- I wondered what on earth a self-proclaimed organic gardener was doing with a stock of resource-squandering, non-returnable containers in the first place.
- They would do us all a favour if they did not enter the competition in the first place or face a non-returnable entry fee.
- Until we change the packaging to non-returnable bottles it is difficult for us to do so,’ he said.
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