In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1insurance premiumprima de seguro feminine
2(surcharge)recargo masculineVictorian furniture sells at a premium these days — hoy en día los muebles victorianos están muy cotizados
- to be at a premium — (in short supply) escasear
- when time is at a premium — cuando el tiempo apremia
- Employers in the restaurant, bar and tourist trade have been particularly vocal in querying the provisions on tips, weekend premiums and service charges.
- There is no doubt that developers do charge a premium because there is tax relief available.
- Organic food consumers say the company's claim is phony; it simply didn't want to pay organic farmers the price premium the feed demands.
- The controversy is a re-run of the dispute over CD prices in the 1980s, when retailers charged a premium for the new format despite the fact it was cheaper to produce.
- Managers want to pay as small a premium to the market price as possible.
- Furthermore, companies can charge premium prices for customers who request speedier delivery.
- Moreover, with five operators in place how will any one single company be able to charge the premium prices required to generate a proper return on investment?
- Some insurers provide premiums to pensioners or enhanced benefits by waiving excesses.
- I had specified matte a number of times because it was very important to me, and he was also charging me a premium price for the matte laminate.
- The good news for consumers is that the fall in the price of mortgage protection and life assurance premiums seems set to continue.
- The women's team won the first challenge by charging a premium price for their brew.
- An indemnity bond is a premium charged by the lender and paid by the customer to insure the lender against a default in mortgage repayments by the borrower.
- It does make sense to charge a premium for added services that cost more to provide, rather than force all customers to pay the same amount, whether or not they use the extra services.
- But it is becoming increasingly hard to attract members willing to pay the premium prices at some of the leading courses.
- The more transparent the market, the harder it is to maintain price discipline (the ability to charge premium prices).
- The savings on cooling equipment more than compensates for the price premium we pay for high-efficiency lighting.
- Permanent health protection contributions are premiums paid for income protection in the event of serious illness.
- The wage premium for women who have some graduate education and are not teachers is now 40 percent.
- American workers who use computers command a wage premium of 15% over workers who do not.
- In other words, the wage premium earned by the highly skilled is increasing.
- Wage premiums are to be axed and working hours lengthened.
- Counsel for the plaintiff proposes a premium or bonus of 25 per cent.
- Such a wage premium is consistent with the very low postal quit rate, as well as the massive backlog of job applicants.
- ‘The premium is like a bonus for us, but it is not money to stick in your pocket,’ said Mr. Ender.
- They could have agreed to higher wages and higher employee premiums… but the workers wanted a lower paycheck in exchange for fully paid health care.
- But workers at the Richmond plant are insisting on a wage premium that would offset the San Francisco Bay Area's high cost of living.
- A wage premium based solely on citizenship is grating.
- This may be a particularly surprising finding given the well-known growth in the skill premium, or relative wage, of college educated workers.
- Short-term use is associated with lower penalties or, in some cases, wage premiums.
- Much of the increase in the wage premium for education and skills is due to technological change that has increased demand for highly educated workers.
1de primerade alta calidadpremium grade gasoline — bencina súper feminine Andes
- premium price/rate — precio elevado
- premium product — producto de superior calidad
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