In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for each)porthe meal cost £10 per head — la comida costó 10 libras por cabeza
- at $25 per kilo — a 25 dólares el kilo
- £20 per person per night — 20 libras por persona y noche
- Results presented are the mean of measurements from a minimum of five plants per line from two harvests.
- Set a time limit for the number of hours per day or per week you will devote to television.
- It is calculated by dividing the share price by the company's earnings per share.
- The price per slave, then, is this total cost divided by the number of slaves in the lot.
- In the last week of March, houses in the city were being sold at the rate of 400 per day.
- What these cowboys do is produce a measuring stick and quote what seems a cheap price per line on the stick.
- All measurements were determined on a per plant basis by dividing each variable by the plant number per plot.
- The fact that the cost per unit of his pesticides has risen, makes the effect more dramatic.
- The average cost per household is obtained by dividing the precept by the number of households in the town.
- Are we limited to a total of three bags for the whole house or three bags per unit?
- The service will operate four days per week, in each direction between the two cities.
- By the winter artillery ammunition had been rationed to one or two shells per gun per day.
- For the cued recall test, the 28 adjectives were typed one per line on a sheet of paper.
- Only two swimmers per country, per individual event, are allowed to compete.
- The charge of this card per minute is a little bit higher than the monthly subscription model.
- Her respiratory rate was 36 breaths per minute with rapid and shallow breathing.
- The means of 10 replications per line were used in the data analysis for each trait.
- Benefits were being paid to her daughter of £330 per week direct by credit transfer.
- It lists some of the channels available in the UK and how much they cost us, per person, per week.
- The only evidence of the cost of repainting was expressed in terms of a rate per square metre.
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