In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rate of pay)sueldo masculinesalario masculine formalwages — paga
- a decent wage — un sueldo decente
- he's on a low wage — tiene un salario bajo
- she earns a good wage — gana un buen sueldo
- at the moment she's earning good wages — actualmente está sacando bastante dinero
- a day's wages — un jornal
- he gambled his week's wages — se jugó el sueldo / la paga de una semana
- I'll pay you when I get my wages — te pagaré cuando cobre
- the wages of sin is death — el pecado se paga con la muerte
- before noun wage agreement — (agreement) acuerdo salarial
- wage bargaining / negotiations — negociaciones salariales
- wage claim — reivindicación salarial
- wage demand — demanda salarial
- wage increase — mejora salarial / de sueldo
- wage labor / labour — mano de obra asalariada
- wage restraint — moderación salarial
- wage rise — aumento salarial / de sueldo
- wage round — serie de negociaciones salariales
- wage scale — escala salarial
- wages clerk — empleada encargada del pago de nóminas
- wage slip — nómina
- wages snatch — robo de nómina
- wage talks — negociaciones salariales
1to wage war on / against sb — hacerle la guerra a algn
- to wage a campaign against sth — hacer (una) campaña contra algo
- to wage war on inflation/crime — luchar contra / hacerle la guerra a la inflación/la delincuencia
- the struggle is being waged on many fronts — la batalla se está librando en varios frentes
- They were weary of working twelve hour days, seven days a week for subsistence wages.
- That means a writer not only has to write, but crucially, have accepted, three plays a year just to earn the national average wage.
- The intention is to force up unemployment, drive down wages and reduce taxation.
- My wife and I are in our late 20s and are earning below national average wages.
- I'm thinking it'll cost half my daily wages in cab fare, but it might just be worth it.
- Many of us earn an average wage and as things stand now would not be able to afford private health care.
- An average worker on a full-time wage is taxed less than in Australia, as a proportion of wages.
- This is already the case for ministers of state, who employ their drivers on a fixed wage.
- Careful tracking of the production of each worker was kept and served as the basis for wage payment.
- Of course, those poor people who were lucky enough to have jobs at the minimum wage would now be earning lower wages.
- In retirement, most people would love to earn the average wage per annum.
- In just 5 years the wages and salaries earned by New Zealanders have increased by 32 percent.
- Therefore, there is a working class that is turning into daily wage labor.
- Rises earlier this year in tax and national insurance mean that average take-home wages are falling.
- But United pay his weekly wages so Keane is careful not to tread on the precious egos of anybody still at the club.
- Many can't afford to take this time off, because they receive no wage or social welfare payment while they do so.
- Workers pay taxes on cash wages but not on fringe benefits like health insurance.
- A multinational behind glamorous fashion and perfume brands pays its factory workers starvation wages.
- My entitlement is based on my earnings two years ago when I was earning a good wage.
- The tight labor market meant that workers in all wage groups earned more money.
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