In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural pluses, Plural plusses
1(sign)signo de más masculinemás masculine
- Be sure to wait until the cursor changes into a plus (+) before releasing the mouse button.
2informal(advantage, bonus)ventaja femininepro masculinethe pluses outweigh the minuses — son más los pros que los contras
- Cost is also a major factor on the plus side of vegetarianism.
- But resourceful choreographers can turn a negative into a plus.
- Job moves that result in equal or more pay are a plus.
- On the plus side I won £220, which isn't a bad day's work.
- On the plus side, they pay zero taxes on their income.
- He said the fact the match was scheduled for a Tuesday evening was a plus factor in drawing a good crowd.
- On the plus side, at least I haven't had to deal with sunburn.
- A plus factor of this expedition is that the Irish speak English.
- ‘If you improve on what you ran in practice, that's always a plus,’ Compton says.
- We are a tight family, with all the pluses and disadvantages of that.
- There are a lot of pluses that we have an executive in place.
- But I still have to get through the day at work, although on the plus side at least it's warm in the office.
- He suddenly looked acutely self-conscious, which at least had the plus point of making me less aware of my own embarrassment.
- There are pluses and minuses for each approach.
- On the plus side, at least we can take comfort in the fact that it won't drive her fiancée mad.
- At Harvard, membership in a minority group was a plus factor.
- His throwing accuracy is a plus, and he is smooth on the pivot.
- On the plus side my curtains will finally get hung.
- Ultimately, though, increasing consumer awareness has been a plus, at least according to the drug industry.
- On the plus side at least he will have some energy in reserve.
1informal(advantageous)(point) positivo(point) a favor
- If she got all the points, her grade would go to an A plus, and stay there for a long time.
- However, he's 30 plus years younger than I am and doesn't see me or need me in the way I see him.
- The organisers put together some 60 plus events.
- One was left to wonder what the coach trip back was like with fifty plus unshowered golfers crammed together for the hour journey.
- I finally decided that the pluses and negatives balance one another out, so I opted not to assign extra credit but gave it an A + for ease of use.
- I was especially impressed by the dedication of the guys in stilts, as walking on stilts in 30 plus degree weather for two or so hours can not be easy.
- Over 3000 have access to the kitchen including 1900 plus volunteers, performers, guests and service personnel.
- In addition, we also have written history and legends to help us sort of piece together the last 3,000 plus years of the Shih Tzu's history.
- The players have to be fit and endure 35-degree plus temperatures from about October through to February in the scorching WA sun.
- It is China's hottest region with more than 100 days of 40 plus degrees of heat in summer.
- Also, the A plus plus part, for some reason, the symbol of a plus sign wouldn't show up so I had to spell it out.
- A €63m investment is also to be provided by the State which is expected to lever in a further €200m plus from the private sector.
- Job losses too had a look of inevitability about then, but the two hundred and thirty plus was well above general expectations.
2(positive)(ion/number) positivo+2° — (read as: dos grados sobre cero) +2°
- In other words, everything must be kept to zero, not plus or minus.
- In fact, only one of the other 13 teams has a plus score!
- Gulko, who is one of the few players with a plus score against Garry Kasparov, spent most of his life in the former Soviet Union and is the only player to have won both the USSR and US titles.
- Last year, Wyoming won seven games and was 19th in the nation with a plus - 7 ratio.
3(and more)children aged 13 plus — niños de 13 años para arriba / de 13 años en adelante
- there must have been 100 plus people there — debe de haber habido de cien personas para arriba
4(in grade)B+ — calificación entre A y B, más baja que A-
1más2 + 3 = 5 — (read as: dos más tres es igual a cinco) 2 + 3 = 5
- £12 per hour plus expenses — doce libras por hora más gastos
- plus the fact that … — aparte de que …
1además de que
- A sell-off would provide Berlin with some cash to plug budget gaps; plus, any private bank that takes it over would no longer be overly reliant on the whims of a fickle capital market.
- Our third block classes were right next to each other, plus we had lunch together.
- Keeping all that bathroom clutter away in cupboards also helps to make your bathroom feel bigger - plus make it easier to clean.
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