Regionalisms from Spain 
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (currency)
a. el dinero
(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).
If money was not a concern, I would travel the world in my private jet.Si el dinero no importara, viajaría el mundo en mi jet privado.
b. la plata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
How much money did you get for your car?¿Cuánta plata te dieron por tu carro?
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(sums of money)
a. las sumas de dinero
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Each member is responsible for monthly monies owed.Cada miembro es responsable por las sumas de dinero debidas mensualmente.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el dinero
(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).
to do something for moneyhacer algo por dinero
to make moneyganar or hacer dinero
to be worth a lot of moneyvaler mucho dinero
there's no money in itno es un buen negocio
2. (colloquial)
to be in the moneyhaber ganado mucha plata haberse hecho con un montón de pasta,, haber hecho un chorro de lana,, haber juntado un toco de guita
we really got our money's worthdesde luego, valía la pena pagar ese dinero
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
it was money for old ropeera dinero fácil
the Government must put its money where its mouth isel Gobierno debe demostrar con hechos lo que mantiene
4. (colloquial)
to spend money like watergastar dinero a espuertas or
5. (colloquial)
money doesn't grow on trees!¡el dinero no se encuentra así como así! ¡la plata no cae del cielo!
for my money…para mí…, en mi opinión…
money beltcinturón donde se puede guardar el dinero
6. (finance)
money marketmercado monetario
7. (economics)
money supplyoferta or masa monetaria
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money [ˈmʌnɪ]
1 (gen) dinero (m)
Spanish money dinero español; there's money in second-hand cars los coches de segunda mano son (un) buen negocio
"money back if not satisfied" "si no queda satisfecho le devolvemos su dinero"
we're talking [big] money the drug pushers were making big money outside the school gates the impact of big money on policy and politics the really big money in athletics is found elsewhere
to bring in money aportar dinero
who brings in all the money in this household? my part-time job brings in a bit of money
to come into money heredar dinero
I came into some money when my husband died it's a bargain [for] the money
when do I get my money? ¿cuándo me vas a pagar?
he gets his money on Fridays to get one's money [back] I want my money [back] an investor who wants to get his money back in a hurry if you cancel the booking you don't get your money back I lent him £10 knowing full well I wouldn't get it back
to earn good money ganar un buen sueldo; ganar su buen dinero or dinerito (informal); ganar sus buenos dineros or dineritos (informal)
I was earning good money then - I couldn't afford two holidays a year now you can earn good money as a software engineer
I paid or gave good money for it pagué un buen dinero por ello
I'd rather be paid in money prefiero que me paguen en dinero
he paid his servants in kind rather than in money the refund can be paid in money or in the form of a credit voucher
your money or your life! ¡la bolsa o la vida!
to make money [+person] ganar dinero; [+business] rendir; dar dinero
he made his money by dealing in cotton ganó el dinero que tiene comerciando con algodón
they couldn't find work or make money in the cities the only bit of the firm that consistently made money to [print] money he warned that they should not print money to spend their way out of the economic hole they're simply printing money to make war Serbia cannot print money indefinitely and cannot continue to borrow from bankrupt banks
to put money into sth invertir dinero en algo
we've put a lot of money into coaching these youngsters to put money into an investment you put money into an investment in the hope that it will generate a profit Chinese businessmen went on putting money into Southeast Asian countries what's the good of putting my money into aeroplanes? to [put] money [on] sth he put £100 on a rank outsider in the 2 o'clock
it was money well spent fue dinero bien empleado
bad money drives out good el dinero malo echa fuera al bueno
money doesn't grow on trees el dinero no cae del cielo or de los árboles
to have money to burn estar cargado or podrido de dinero (informal)
he was a high-earning broker with money to burn to make money hand over fist the shop was doing well - we were making money hand over fist
money isn't everything el dinero no lo es todo
it's money for jam or money for old rope (Britain) es dinero regalado (informal)
the shares were up by 86% to Pounds 5.63m in the first half - sounds like money for old rope he might have been grateful for the opportunity to earn some money for old rope
to throw good money after bad echar la soga tras el caldero
further investment in delorean might amount to throwing good money after bad
to be in the money estar bien de dinero
if you are one of the lucky callers chosen to play, you could be in the money I'll pay for the meal - I'm in the money at the moment
to be made of money ser millonario; tener un banco
I'm not made of money do you think I'm made of money?
for my money
that's the one for my money! ¡yo apostaría por ese!
for my money it's not worthwhile
I'd put money on it
he'll be back, I'd put money on it apuesto (lo que sea) a que volverá
my money is on ...
my money is on Fred yo apuesto por Fred
he may be putting his money on a loser the PLO, in putting its money on Saddam, has made one of the biggest gambles in its history I'd put my money on Clinton before I'd go with Bush again China experiments with financial freedom and puts its money on Hong Kong with England not playing, /the [smart] money was on the Germans/
to put one's money where one's mouth is predicar con el ejemplo
if the government is so keen to improve standards in schools they should put their money where their mouth is and give us more resources
to spend money like water tener un agujero en el bolsillo; ser un/una manirroto/a
he spends money like water, you know, he'll probably buy half-a-dozen of your airships
to throw one's money about or around tirar or derrochar el dinero
he'd hire planes, anything he wanted, throwing money about they say she is mean, and it is true she does not throw her money around, but ... Madonna didn't throw her money around when she hired extras to make a quickie pop video - she hired people on the cheap who were prepared to work a 12-hour day for £65
to throw money at a problem intentar solucionar un problema a base de dinero
rather than simply throwing money and technology at the problem, we needed to establish priorities for our financial and technical resources
to get one's money's worth sacar partido a su dinero
he certainly gives the audience its money's worth la verdad es que con él el público sale contento
having paid so much, I was determined to get my money's worth
money can't buy happiness el dinero no da or trae la felicidad
money makes money dinero llama dinero
money makes the world go round el dinero mueve montañas
Money makes the world go round, and much more so after 16 years in which money and markets have made inexorable advances into corners of society where social and ethical considerations once used to apply
(the love of) money is the root of all evil el dinero es la raíz de todos los males
money talks poderoso caballero es don Dinero
2 (Jur) monies or moneys (pl) sumas (f) de dinero
monies paid out we drew up a scedule of payments for the rest of the monies owed pension fund trustees should be brought to parliamentary account over the misuse of these monies the moneys allotted to the school budget
public monies dinero (m) público
plans that would shift public moneys into private schools it is absurd to spend government time, public moneys and people's own anxieties on trivial risks
[+worries, problems] de dinero; económico
a lot of people are hitting money problems because their income has fallen it's easy for people with no money problems if you are in debt or having money problems, we can help he committed suicide last year because of money worries
money back guarantee (n) garantía (f) de devolución (del dinero)
the money back guarantee is valid for three months there's a money back guarantee on all our products
money belt (n) riñonera (f)
Hart tucked the pouch into his own money belt next to his skin Chance kept his poker winnings in a soft-skin money belt beneath his shirt I strapped on my money-belt
money economy (n) economía (f) monetaria
the breakdown of the traditional family, creation of centralized governments, and the growth of the money economy have all been contributory factors women were not part of the money economy technological societies based on a money economy
money market (n) bolsa (f) or mercado (m) de valores; mercado (m) monetario
on the money markets the dollar was weaker against European currencies millions of yen stashed away in money market certificates the Bundesbank has already cut money market rates 1 percent
money matters (n) asuntos (m) financieros
I was reluctant to bring up money matters for fear of seeming mercenary bankers are presumed to know about money matters and doctors about medicine
money order (n) (US) giro (m) postal
checks and money orders are accepted for deposit only
money prize (n) premio (m) en metálico
a tennis tournament offering substantial money prizes
money spider (n) araña (f) de la suerte
the money supply (n) la oferta or masa monetaria; el volumen de moneda
they believed that controlling the money supply would reduce inflation they seek and get higher money wages to offset tax increases workers would take their share partly in higher money wages, partly in lower prices for imported products unlike medieval retainers they earn money wages
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