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expense

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expense(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (finance)
a. el gasto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We can't afford the expense of staying in a hotel for a whole week.No podemos permitirnos el gasto de quedarnos en un hotel una semana entera.
b. el costo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We hadn't budgeted for the additional expense of replacing the whole roof.No habíamos contado con los costos adicionales en el presupuesto para reemplazar el techo.
c. el coste
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Going to university can be a significant expense.Ir a la universidad puede suponer un coste importante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (finance)
a. cargar en la cuenta de gastos
Can you expense the cab fare or shall we split it?¿Puedes cargar el taxi en la cuenta de gastos o lo pagamos a medias?
expenses
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (finance)
a. los gastos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The company will cover any travel expenses incurred by interviewees.La compañía pagará los gastos de viaje incurridos por los candidatos.
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expense
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cost)
a. el gasto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
at no extra expensesin costo or
at my own expensea mi costa
to go to great expenseincurrir en grandes gastos
no expense was spared to…no se reparó en gastos para…
at the expense of one's health/sanitya costa de perder la salud/cordura
to make a joke at somebody's expensehacer un chiste a costa de alguien
2. (commerce)
a.
expensesgastos mpl
to meet or cover somebody's expensescorrer con or costear los gastos de alguien
it's on expensescorre a cargo de la empresa
all expenses paidcon todos los gastos pagados
expense accountcuenta de gastos
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expense [ɪksˈpens]
noun
(cost) gasto (m); costo (m);expenses gastos (m)
travelling/repair expenses gastos (m) de viaje/reparación
with all expenses paid con todos los gastos pagados
at great expense gastándose muchísimo dinero
at my expense a cuenta mía; they thought they would have a joke at my expense querían reírse a costa mía; at the expense of a costa de
you needn't go to the expense of buying a new one no es preciso que te gastes dinero en comprar uno nuevo
they went to great expense to send her to a private school se metieron en muchos gastos para mandarla a un colegio privado
to meet the expense of hacer frente a or correr con los gastos de
he apologized for putting us to so much expense se disculpó por habernos ocasionado tantos gastos
to put sb to the expense of
regardless of expense sin escatimar gastos
to be a great expense to sb suponer a algn un gasto importante
modifier
expense account (n) cuenta (f) de gastos de representación
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