In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(accumulation)ahorro masculinesaving is difficult nowadays — hoy en día es difícil ahorrar
1.2savings pluralahorros masculinehe lost his life savings — perdió los ahorros de toda una vida
- before noun savings account — cuenta de ahorros
- savings book — libreta de ahorros
- savings ratio — tasa de ahorro
- Many watched helplessly as their life savings were flushed down the drain.
- What is the point of saving money if those savings are not invested more wisely?
- So long as you're getting a fair return on your savings I would leave your money where it is.
- Folks got more and more greedy, throwing their life savings and retirement money into the market.
- Previously, if investors wanted to reinvest the bulk of their savings, they were compelled to put the money into an annuity.
- There used to be a rule that you could not get any extra money if your savings were more than £16,000.
- Since I'm basically carrying my life savings around with me, it can be a bit scary.
- I have no income or savings - I borrowed money each month to pay rent and keep my loans in good standing.
- Many people had put their life savings in their homes and in their businesses.
- So organise your savings and make your money work as hard as possible then sit back and watch it grow!
- Fixed-term bonds generally offer a higher return than savings because you have to part with your money for longer.
- Some who have followed this route have lost not only their redundancy money but their life savings.
- She san use the additional income to prepay her car note, as well as contribute more money toward her savings.
- Look at me: educated, working, with my own money and savings, living in a country overflowing with chances.
- With interest rates as low as they are, we're having a hard time trying to make any money on our savings at present.
- In the meantime she faithfully sets aside money for savings and investments.
- She can have a certain amount of money in savings before she would be disqualified from claiming benefit.
- Pension holders risk losing their life savings if their employer goes bust, the pensions advisory service has warned.
- Where else can you spend money, boost your savings, and help fund the national debt all at the same time?
- He put whatever money he had in savings, so that they'd have something to pay for his son's education with.
2(economy)ahorro masculinesavings / a saving of $1,000 a week — un ahorro de 1.000 dólares por semana
- to make savings — hacer economías
- huge savings on furniture at our winter sale — ahorre muchísimo dinero al comprar sus muebles en nuestra liquidación de invierno
1he's rather boring but he has a saving sense of humor — es algo aburrido pero se salva por su sentido del humor
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