In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Business Economicsganancias femininebeneficios masculineutilidades feminine Latin Americathey didn't make a profit — no sacaron ganancias
- we made a profit of $2,000 — obtuvimos utilidades de $2.000
- there's no profit in farming these days — hoy en día la agricultura no es rentable / no da dinero
- to take profits — realizar beneficios
- with-profits insurance — seguro-ahorro
- before noun profit and loss account — cuenta de ganancias y pérdidas
- profit forecast — predicción de ganancias / beneficios
- the profit motive — el lucro
- Margins are so thin that even modest growth will translate into a big percentage gain in profits.
- They are joint-stock organizations whose principal purpose is to maximize profits for their shareholders.
- In return, community members were told, local people could reap far greater profits from sustainable sale of wool.
- While full-year pre-tax profits were flat at £600m, the company's recent performance warrants some optimism.
- Firms that operate in imperfectly competitive markets may earn economic profits.
- Non-residents are only taxed on income or profits earned from Irish sources.
- By most accounts, foreign shrimp farms are earning reasonably healthy profits.
- In the same period, after-tax corporate profits rose by 41.2 per cent.
- Jobs have been slashed, productivity has skyrocketed, and profits have soared.
- It might place a cap on prices if it seems that mobile phone operators are making huge profits at the expense of the customer.
- Since most do not operate to earn profits, these enterprises do not pay dividends to shareholders.
- This is an application of profits already earned, not a cost in earning the profits.
- The author could then reap profits from the sales of his work in the territory concerned.
- Many people confuse the workings of capitalism that lead to lower costs and greater profits with free trade.
- Industry special interests always have lobbyists pushing to maximize short-term profits at the expense of the environment.
- If their reversal generates excessive exchange rate movements they are able to earn large profits.
- Pretax corporate profits rose by a total of 23.5 percent over the three years.
- Chinese farmers hope to earn big profits selling fox pelts into the Russian and Chinese markets.
- He said the company's second-quarter net profit was also pressured by lower earnings from its investments.
- After all, hardware gets faster, storage gets bigger, and profits soar higher.
2(advantage)they turned the situation to their own profit — sacaron provecho de la situación
- there's no profit to be had by arguing with him — no se saca / no se gana nada discutiendo con él
to profit from
1sacar provecho debeneficiarse deshe profited greatly from the experience — la experiencia le aprovechó mucho
- Also, I think they could profit enormously from Amy Welborn's common sense perspective.
- Particularly in the joint and coalition arenas, we can profit from the beneficial insight that historical analysis provides.
- Membership in the human race is certainly questionable when one profits from this misery and degradation of others.
- Raff became Liszt's musical assistant for six years, profiting greatly.
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