sale
noun
1. (lowering of prices) 
a. la rebaja (F) (frequently used in plural) 
It's almost time for the November sales. Ya vienen las rebajas de noviembre.
b. la barata (F) (Mexico) 
The cheese store has its annual sale in August.La tienda de quesos tiene su barata anual en agosto.
2. (act of selling) 
a. la venta (F) 
The sale of drugs is strictly prohibited.La venta de drogas está estrictamente prohibida.
3. (event) 
a. la venta (F) 
We're having a garage sale to get rid of our old furniture.Vamos a tener una venta de garaje para salirnos de muebles viejos.
b. la feria (F) 
There's going to be a bake sale in the park tomorrow.Mañana en el parque habrá una feria de repostería.
4. (transaction) 
a. la venta (F) 
We broke the record today at 150 total sales!¡Rompimos el récord hoy con 150 ventas en total!
sales
plural noun
5. (department) 
a. las ventas (F) 
Have you ever worked in Sales or Marketing?¿Alguna vez has trabajado en ventas o marketing?
sale
Noun
1. (action of selling) 
a. la venta (F) 
for saleen venta
to put something up for saleponer algo en venta
on salea la venta
sales assistantdependiente(a) m,f
sales departmentdepartamento de ventas
sales drivepromoción de ventas
sales forcepersonal de ventas
sales managerjefe(a) de ventas
sales pitchestrategia de ventas
sales taximpuesto de venta
2. (turnover) 
salesventas fpl
sales figurescifra de ventas
sales forecastprevisión de ventas
sales targetobjetivo de ventas
3. (auction) 
a. la subasta (F) 
book salemercadillo de libros
4. (with reduced prices) 
a. la rebajas (F) 
the saleslas rebajas
sale priceprecio rebajado
there's a sale on at Woolworthsestán de rebajas en Woolworths
sale [seɪl]
noun
1 [of item, object, house] venta (f)
a Vancouver company is handling the sale Contracts must be exchanged before the sale of the house is completed. Sales for 1996 are expected to be 40% up on last year 'Articles for Sale' a quick sale
newspaper sales have fallen ha descendido la venta de periódicos; sale and lease back venta y arrendamiento al vendedor
is it for sale? ¿está en venta?
the house is for sale la casa está en venta; esta casa se vende; it's not for sale no está en venta; to put a house up for sale poner una casa en venta
for sale se vende
to be on sale (Britain) estar a la venta
tickets are/will be on sale at the National Film Theatre
(US) estar rebajado
He bought a sports jacket on sale at Gowing's Men's Store
on sale at all fishmongers de venta en todas las pescaderías
it's going cheap for a quick sale se ofrece a bajo precio porque se tiene prisa en venderlo
it found a ready sale se vendió pronto
his vegetables find a ready sale
on a sale or return basis en depósito
2 (event) rebajas (f)
sale starts January 1st the sale closes this Friday we're going to the sales on Friday
there's a sale on at Harrods en Harrods están de rebajas
sale (in shop window) rebajas
clearance sale liquidación (f) (total); he bought a leather jacket in a sale compró una chaqueta de cuero en unas rebajas
we're hoping to buy a new TV in the January sales
the January sales las rebajas de enero; the sales are on hay rebajas
3 (auction) subasta (f)
Impressionist paintings were included in yesterday's sale at Sotheby's.
modifier
sale goods (n) artículos (m) rebajados
sale item (n) artículo (m) rebajado
no refunds will be given on sale items
sale price (n) (cost) precio (m) de venta
The estate agent provides potential buyers with information about the property, including its sale price.
(reduced cost) precio (m) rebajado; precio (m) de rebaja
sales agent (n) agente (m) de ventas
sales assistant (n) (Britain) dependienteadependienta (m) (f);a dependienta
sales brochure (n) folleto (m) publicitario
sales budget (n) presupuesto (m) de ventas
sales campaign (n) campaña (f) de promoción y venta
sales check (n) (US) hoja (f) de venta
sales clerk (n) (US) dependienteadependienta (m) (f);a dependienta
sales conference (n) conferencia (f) de ventas
sales department (n) sección (f) de ventas
sales drive (n) promoción (f) de ventas
sales executive (n) ejecutivoaejecutiva (m) (f) de ventas;a ejecutiva
sales figures (n) cifras (f) de ventas
sales force (n) personal (m) de ventas
sales forecast (n) previsión (f) de ventas
sales invoice (n) factura (f) de ventas
sales leaflet (n) folleto (m) publicitario
sales ledger (n) libro (m) de ventas
sales literature (n) folletos (m) de venta
sales manager (n) jefeajefa (m) (f) de ventas;a jefa
sales meeting (n) reunión (f) de ventas
sales office (n) oficina (f) de ventas
sales pitch (n) rollo (m) publicitario (informal)
sales promotion (n) campaña (f) de promoción de ventas
It was considered the most successful sales promotion in North American business history Aided by the intense use of advertising and sales promotion, they can change the forms, prices, presentation, provide gifts or special offers and so on to satisfy the consumer's need for the new
sales rep sales representative (n) representante (m); agente (m) comercial
sales resistance (n) resistencia (f) a comprar
sales slip (n) (US) (receipt) hoja (f) de venta
sales talk (n) jerga (f) de vendedor
sales tax (n) (US) impuesto (m) sobre las ventas
sale value (n) valor (m) comercial; valor (m) en el mercado
sale is a conjugated form of the verb salar - View Conjugation
salar
transitive verb
1. (culinary) 
a. to salt 
La chef prefiere salar sus pepinos cuando hace encurtidos.The chef prefers to salt her cucumbers when she makes pickles.
b. to add salt to 
¿Podrías salar los vegetales después de que los saltees?Could you add salt to the vegetables after you sauté them?
c. to put salt in 
¡Pero esta sopa no sabe a nada! Por favor, sálala.But this soup doesn't taste like anything! Please, put salt in it.
2. (to destroy) (Latin America) 
a. to ruin 
El huracán saló totalmente el escaparate del panadero.The hurricane completely ruined the baker's storefront.
3. (to ruin) 
a. to spoil 
Los quejidos repetidos de María salaron nuestro viaje entero.Maria's constant whining spoiled our entire trip.
b. to bring bad luck to 
Dicen que abrir un paraguas adentro te sala.They say that opening an umbrella indoors will bring you bad luck.
c. to jinx (colloquial) 
Él nunca quiere que nadie le diga "Buena suerte" antes de una entrevista, porque cree que va a salarlo.He never wants anybody to tell him "Good luck" before an interview because he believes it will jinx him.
masculine noun
4. (geology) (Andes) (Southern Cone) 
a. salt flat 
Vivimos cerca de un salar, así que no hay mucho que pueda crecer aquí.We live near a salt flat, so there is not much that can grow here.
b. salt pan 
Oigo que el salar de Uyuni en Bolivia es uno de los más famosos del mundo.I hear that the salt pans of Uyuni in Bolivia are some of the most famous in the world.
salarse
pronominal verb
5. (colloquial) (to fall apart) (Latin America) 
a. to fall through 
Le dio vergüenza decir a sus inversionistas que sus planes de negocio se salaron.He was embarrassed to tell his investors that his business plans fell through.
salar
transitive verb
1. (para conservar) 
a. to salt 
2. (para cocinar) 
a. to add salt to 
3. (echar a perder) () 
a. to spoil, to ruin 
4. (causar mala suerte) 
a. to bring bad luck to 
salar
(And) (S. Cone) (yacimiento) salt flat; salt pan; (mina) salt mine;
salar
transitive verb
1 (Culin) (para poner salado) to add salt to; put salt in; (para conservar) to salt
2 (Latinoamérica) (arruinar) to ruin; spoil; (gafar) to bring bad luck to; jinx (familiar); (maldecir) to curse; wish bad luck on
3 (And) [+ganado] to feed salt to
4 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (deshonrar) to dishonour
pronominal verb
salarse (Centroamérica) (México) [+sorpresa, planes] to go wrong; fall through
se le saló la sorpresa se nos salaron los planes
Phrases with "sale"
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for sale 
en venta 
Verb Conjugations for salar
Gerund: salando
Participle: salado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yosalosalésalabasalaríasalaré
salassalastesalabassalaríassalarás
él/ella/Ud.salasalósalabasalaríasalará
nosotrossalamossalamossalábamossalaríamossalaremos
vosotrossaláissalasteissalabaissalaríaissalaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.salansalaronsalabansalaríansalarán
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