In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(nivel de retribución)(de un funcionario, oficinista) salary(de un obrero) wageaumento de sueldo — pay rise British
2(dinero recibido)(por un funcionario, oficinista) salary(por un obrero) wagescobra un buen sueldo — she earns good wages / a good wage/a good salary
- me ingresan el sueldo en el banco — they pay my salary/wages straight into the bank
- un asesino a sueldo — a paid / hired killer
- tengo que cogerme dos días sin sueldo — I have to take two days unpaid leave
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