In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(percentage)porcentaje masculinewhat percent of those questioned disagreed? — ¿qué porcentaje de los encuestados no estuvo de acuerdo?
- a half percent/ a half of one percent — un cero coma cinco por ciento
- a five percent discount — un descuento del cinco por ciento
1por cientoprofits are up twenty percent — los beneficios han aumentado (en) un veinte por ciento
- I'm (a) hundred percent certain — estoy cien por cien(to) seguro
- the team really gave one hundred and ten percent — el equipo dio más que al máximo
- I don't feel a hundred percent — no estoy lo que se dice bien del todo
- They speak of the reciprocal of the payback period as a percent per year rate of return.
- Some of the leases are based on a dollar amount per square foot and some on percent of income.
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