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(rebaja)discountno se hacen descuentos — no discounts given
- me hicieron un descuento del 15% — I got a 15% discount
- compre Cremol, ahora con descuento — buy Cremol, now on special offer
- descuentos para empleados — staff discounts
2Sportinjury timemarcó en el (tiempo de) descuento — he scored in injury time
- estar jugando los descuentos — to have one foot in the grave
3(de una letra, un pagaré)discount
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