In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(descuento)discountreductionnos hicieron una rebaja del 10% — they gave us a 10% discount / reduction
- [ S ] grandes rebajas en todos los departamentos — big reductions in all departments
- ¿no me haría una rebajita? — couldn't you give me a discount?
- de rebaja — reduced
- estos zapatos están de rebaja — these shoes are reduced
2rebajas feminine plural(saldos)salesaleslas rebajas de verano/enero — the summer/January sales
- en esa tienda están en / de rebajas — there's a sale on / they're having a sale in that store
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