In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(at auction)lote suelto masculine
- In addition, processed cheese manufacture offers companies the opportunity to reconstitute cheese trim or odd lots into a useful product.
- ‘What an odd lot we've got here,’ commented Sebastian.
- Our literary precursors were an odd lot of gifted men - and a few women - who happened to make America their subject.
- The Druze seem like an odd lot too, but hey, I think most religions are a bit weird.
- Let's face it the mentally ill, myself included, are an odd lot.
- Some local retailers are sticking to price levels around 150-160p/kilo and I still have the odd lot sold at 185p/kilo but I am sure this is pretty unique.
- The people are an odd lot who should probably have spent more time in lessons instead of scoring behind the bike sheds.
- Possibly something like the members of Chuck, who are clearly an odd lot.
- On the other hand, one of the problems of handloading is that over time you end up with all sorts of odd lots of various bullets.
2(of shares)(de menos de cien acciones) paquete pequeño masculine
- Individuals, who account for most purchases, buy stamps in odd lots.
- The odd lot sales ratio measures the ratio of odd lot sales (which trade less than 100 shares of stock at a time) to odd lot purchases.
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