In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)bono del Estado que permite ganar dinero participando en sorteos mensuales
- They were her first acting wages, so we're going to get copies of the cheques and buy Premium Bonds for her.
- If you like the idea of winning money, why not buy Premium Bonds?
- The current prize fund rate for Premium Bonds is 2.25%.
- You can cash in your Premium Bonds at any time, by completing a repayment form (available from the Post Office).
- The prizes from Premium Bonds are also tax-free and you can invest up to £30,000.
- Rather than paying interest, Premium Bonds offer savers the chance to win tax-free prizes ranging from £50 to £1m each month.
- With Premium Bonds, you don't earn interest on your capital.
- One of your Premium Bonds has won a prize and a warrant for the money is enclosed.
- He was part-owner of at least 13 race horses and salted away cash in Premium Bonds, shares and cars, while encouraging one elderly victim to remortgage her property to get his hands on more.
- Set up by the Government in 1956, Premium Bonds were launched to ‘reduce inflation and to encourage thrift among those who were attracted not by earning interest but by winning prizes’.
- Do you have any Lotto tickets or Premium Bonds lying around?
- The top prize in 1957 was £1, 000 and nearly £100 million was invested in Premium Bonds in the first year.
- In return for loaning the Government money, you are rewarded by receiving your interest tax-free (and in the case of Premium Bonds, by winning prizes).
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