In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(idea)el concepto de la libertad/justicia — the concept of freedom/justice
- tiene un concepto equivocado de lo que es la caridad — he has a mistaken idea / notion / conception of what charity is all about
- tengo (un) muy mal concepto de su trabajo — I have a very low opinion of her work
- como empleado me merece el mejor de los conceptos — I have a very high opinion of him as an employee
- bajo / por ningún concepto — on no account
2Business Financeel dinero se le adeuda por diversos conceptos — the money is owed to him in respect of various items/services
- recibieron $50.000 en / por concepto de indemnización — they received $50,000 in / as compensation
- un complemento salarial en concepto de dedicación plena — an incentive payment for full-time work
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