In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Finance Businessprecio masculinefeminine cotizaciónmasculine preciohouse prices have risen — el precio de la vivienda ha aumentado
- prices start at $99 — desde 99 dólares
- what price did you pay for it? — ¿qué precio / cuánto pagaste por él?
- I got a good price for the car — vendí bien el coche
- the two brands are the same price — las dos marcas valen / cuestan lo mismo
- two for the price of one — dos al / por el precio de uno
- at a price of £80 — por 80 libras
- we couldn't afford it at today's prices — (tal y) como están hoy los precios no podríamos comprarlo
- at half price — a mitad de precio
- accommodation is available, at / for a price — es posible encontrar alojamiento, pero sale / cuesta caro
- to go up/down in price — subir/bajar de precio
- I didn't even have the price of a beer — no tenía ni para una cerveza
- I couldn't put a price on it — no sabría decir cuánto vale
- to put a price on sb's head — ponerle precio a la cabeza de algn
- they still haven't named their price! — todavía no han dicho cuánto quieren
- I'll take the job, if the price is right — aceptaré el trabajo si (me) pagan bien
- we pay top prices for used cars — pagamos los mejores precios por su coche usado
- price cut — rebaja en el precio
- price earnings ratio — PER — relación precio/beneficio de una acción
- price freeze — congelación de precios
- price increase — subida de precio
- price limit — precio límite / tope
- it's out of my price range — cuesta más de lo que puedo pagar
- a wide price range — una amplia gama de precios
- price rise — subida de precios
- prices and incomes policy — política de ingresos y precios
2(cost, sacrifice)precio masculinevictory was won at a terrible price — se pagó muy cara la victoria
- at (what) a price! — ¡a qué precio!
- they want peace at any price — quieren la paz cueste lo que cueste / a toda costa
- not at any price! — ¡de ningún modo!
- what price peace? — ¿va a ser posible lograr la paz?
- what price the freedom of the press now? — en cualquier momento se acaba también la libertad de prensa
- to pay a/the price for sth — pagar caro algo
- there will be a high price to pay in the future — lo pagaremos (/ pagarán etc. ) muy caro en el futuro
- that's a small price to pay for independence — bien vale la pena ese sacrificio para ser independiente
- Crude oil prices have been steadily rising since the late 1990s.
- We owe it to those who bore the burden and paid the price before us, and we also owe it to those who will come after us.
- He didn't tell us that even after paying such a heavy price, success was far from assured.
- France desperately needed to reduce the scale of her military commitments, and the crown was prepared to pay a heavy price to achieve this.
- Perhaps the price of experience is that nothing seems strange any more.
- Retailers expected the price to vary less as regular shipping of US beef is slated to start in mid May.
- For the majority, however, signing away moral rights is likely to become the unwelcome price of doing business.
- They are keen to pay the price of Wang's success, not only because he is a winner but because the sport needs him.
- With foreign onions flooding the market, he cannot expect a fair price for his produce.
- But it quickly became apparent that James has paid a high price for his success.
- Crude oil prices have risen about 50 % since the start of the year (chart).
- But for many moms, the downsides are a small price to pay for the increased time they get to spend at home.
- But surely one year of disappointment is a small price to pay for the long-term future of York Wasps.
- Mr Ellis said that with little prospect of a substantial rise in interest rates, house prices were expected to continue increasing.
- Expect prices to range from crosstown cab fare to a few hundred bucks.
- This could mean a significant amount of money, since diamond prices leap at certain popular sizes.
- One pays a heavy price under contemporary conditions for clinging onto that sort of conception.
- Curtailing innocent kids' rights to go where they've no business and are universally unwelcome is a small price to pay for some peace.
- You must be willing to pay the price to pursue and to achieve your goal.
- It may be a loose button or a caught thread, but these will take you time to repair and it means the item is not of the standard required by the purchase price.
- Wallace often looks sheepish when admitting that his family has paid the price of his political success.
- Yes, yes, yes, the road ahead may be a difficult one and the price to be paid may be high, they said.
- Rising fuel prices are cutting into all incomes particularly for farmers.
- In fact, market efficiency does not require prices to be equal to fair value all of the time.
- Maynard says the sacrifices are a small price to pay for the rewards.
- It's extremely strange to me that you could expect the same price in every market.
- House prices are an important factor in the economy in Britain, where most families own their own homes.
- He said there is a definite price drop in the price of three-bedroom semi-detached houses.
- This wrenching experience may be bearable when it is the price to be paid for development.
- He considered indignity a small price to pay if he could continue to provide for them.
- Farmers are now expecting prices to lift by an equivalent amount.
- The bank's share price also went up by 3.6 per cent to 1223 pence.
- The best solution is a controlling body under the Government for ensuring a reasonable price for all agricultural produce.
- That player may also pay a high price for success by destroying many other aspects to his life.
- You pay a price, I'm sure, but the experiences and stories within you are endless.
- Hotels reduce rates, airfare prices drop and vacation packages may be hundreds less.
- And it will clarify how you'd even be willing to pay the price of pain to achieve it!
- Wages and prices fall in money terms, but the nominal value of debt remains unchanged.
- By law, all publicans are required to display their prices and can be fined for charging more than advertised.
- They are expected to cut prices and accept lower profit margins.
3literary(value)precio masculineit's beyond / without price — no tiene precio
- one cannot put a price on freedom — la libertad no tiene precio
- she sets a high price on loyalty — valora mucho la lealtad
- Next was led the King's horse for that day, together with his son's; the King's saddle and furniture most richly beset with stones of great price and beauty.
- The King, after a great many signs and tokens of grace and favour, took from his own neck a jewel of great price, with the picture of Philip, his father, on the one side, and his own on the other.
1(fix price of)their products are reasonably/competitively priced — sus productos tienen precios razonables/competitivos
- it was originally priced at over $300 — su precio original era de más de 300 dólares
- they have priced themselves out of the market — han subido tanto los precios que se han quedado sin compradores (/ clientes etc. )
- she warned workers against pricing themselves out of a job — advirtió a los trabajadores que no arriesgaran sus puestos exigiendo demasiado
2(mark price on)ponerle el precio aall items must be clearly priced — todos los artículos deben llevar el precio claramente indicado
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