In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mathematicsporcentaje masculinetranslate the results into percentages — indique el resultado en forma de porcentajes
- to play the percentages — sopesar las posibilidades
- before noun percentage error — porcentaje de error
- percentage increase — aumento porcentual
- percentage point — punto porcentual
- It would also help children with blood diseases such as leukaemia, and would hopefully increase the survival percentage rate.
- The best way to compare loans is by looking at the cost of credit and the annual percentage rate.
- On the customer disclosure form the annual interest rate won't carry a percentage sign.
- He said the offer meant a 4.8 per cent increase, with a greater percentage increase for some workers.
- To convert a fraction to a percentage, divide the numerator by the denominator.
- The league table implies that a school's quality can be ascertained by its percentage of exam passes relative to other schools.
- How do you convert decimals and percentages to fractions?
- The number of koalas hit by cars has increased in the past couple of years but so has the percentage of survivals relative to deaths.
- The rate reverts to an annualised percentage rate of 16.9 per cent after six months.
- In this business it's all about tiny percentages.
- The official jobless rate is about 8 percent, but those percentages are not really meaningful.
- He expects the bank to lower its main rate by half a percentage point to 2 percent next month.
- An 8 percent effect may not seem like a big deal, but even a tiny decrease in shooting percentages can change the course of a season.
- This Minister was asked what the percentage increase and growth figures are.
- I can manage it half the time when she is somewhat still, but let her move even the tiniest bit and my percentages plummet into the single digits.
- Share represents the percentage of televisions tuned to a particular program.
- You're talking here about managing tiny percentages.
- This is enough to have increased the poverty rate by a half percentage point.
- The penalty is an annual percentage rate of 26.8 per cent, from the month of the default.
- Gross margins rose by less than a percentage point to 39.7 per cent as more capacity was given over to production.
- The government campaign to increase pay for a few specialised senior nurses only affects a tiny percentage of the workforce.
- This is just a straw poll and does not necessarily indicate that only a tiny percentage is at risk.
- In any case, the Supreme Court reviews only a tiny percentage of judicial rulings made each year.
- I only put up a tiny percentage of the stories that are posted on the site.
- Apart from a tiny percentage of the world's population, who drink desalinated seawater, the only water we drink is rainwater.
- For a tiny percentage of the population, straight-leg pants are sexy and flattering.
- That puts me in agreement with somewhere around half of the electorate in the US and a somewhat greater percentage of people world wide.
- I'd love to know what percentage of the people who take the time to vote on that show have ever voted in an election.
- I bet if a referendum were called for, the percentage of the whole population would be nearly the same as that in the survey.
- It doesn't mean that all of those books or even a tiny percentage of those books are going to be publishable.
- We are trained to think that only a tiny percentage of us have the stuff it takes to be a hero.
- I cannot believe that more than a tiny percentage are activated by burglars.
- There is a big corporate market for the championships, but their percentage of the whole audience is quite tiny.
- There may be a small percentage that comes back, but a station does not usually get back the whole percentage that was lost.
- Of course the dangerous few can never be educated and should be taken off the road, but in reality they are a tiny percentage of drivers.
- When you really think about it, it's still a fairly small percentage of people getting it that way.
- It is immoral and absurd to shackle all citizens because of the feared imprudence or disastrous luck of a tiny percentage.
- It is only a very small percentage of people in the cinema field who make lots and lots of money.
- Only a tiny percentage of laws are struck down when rational review is applied.
- I find only a very small percentage of people are willing to take time out and learn some new strategies.
2(part)porcentaje masculineshe gets a percentage of the profits — recibe un tanto por ciento / un porcentaje de los beneficios
- a high percentage of the population — un alto porcentaje de la población
3USinformal(advantage)what percentage is there in it for me? — ¿qué gano / saco yo con ello?
- there must be some percentage in it for him — él debe de sacar tajada
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