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 restaurant)servicio masculinethere is a service charge of 10% — se cobra un 10% de servicio
- Oh, and the service charge is not optional as it says on the menu.
- Maintenance of the pool and communal grounds is included in the annual service charge of €1,320.
- The three groups said waiving the service charge would be removing an income that an employee already enjoyed and it was an unfair labour practice.
- The service charge, which was paid by clients instead of giving tips, was shared between all staff and formed a substantial part of their earnings.
- Restaurants that don't add a service charge will expect a 10 per cent tip.
2(in banking)comisión feminine
3(for maintenance)masculine gastos comunesmasculine gastos de comunidad Spainmasculine gastos de mantenimiento
- Offers in excess of €190,460 are sought for the apartment which is subject to a service charge of €700 per annum.
- The property comes with one designated car parking space and is subject to a service charge of around €2,170 per year.
- The annual service charge to cover the security arrangements, plus services such as refuse collection and street lighting, comes to about £1,000.
- At Carrickmines Wood in south Dublin, the owners of two-bedroom apartments pay an annual service charge of €1,800.
- The annual service charge has yet to be confirmed.
- The agent is seeking offers of over €374,573 for the apartment which measures 74 square metres and is subject to an annual service charge of €924.
- I have assessed an appropriate service charge for the property as being £1 per square foot of net accommodation.
- There is ample parking in the gated grounds outside, while the apartment is subject to an annual service charge €1,270.
- The house is subject to a service charge of about €520 per year.
- Currently, no government department has responsibility for the regulation of service charges or property management as these agreements are considered contractual.
- Owners will receive a guaranteed income each month and will not incur maintenance or service charges.
- Leaseholders will be able to take over BHA's powers to collect service charges to pay for repairs and maintenance.
- It is regrettable the final bills were delayed but lease-holders are fully aware each year the council will bill them with a service charge to cover a number of costs, including the maintenance of communal areas around their homes.
- A service charge of £525 per annum is payable by owners.
- The two-bedroom units are subject to a £275 service charge while the three-bedroom properties have an annual charge of £350.
- It is subject to a service charge of €1,524 per annum.
- The unit comes with one underground parking space and is subject to an annual service charge of around €1,080.
- Introduce a new, broadly based local property tax and rebalance service charges equitably across the entire community.
- The townhouse is liable for an annual service charge of €700.
- The apartment has a south-facing decked balcony and secure parking and is subject to a service charge of €1,300 per annum.
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