saldo

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saldo(
sahl
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doh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (amount in an account)
a. balance
Deberías verificar el saldo de tu cuenta lo más frecuentemente posible.You should check your account balance as often as possible.
b. remainder
El saldo de la tarjeta de regalo será mínimo después de esa compra.The remainder on the gift card will be minimal after that purchase.
2. (amount to be paid)
a. payment
¿Ya pagaste el saldo de la hipoteca?Did you already pay the mortgage payment?
b. settlement
¿Quién tiene que pagar el saldo impuesto por la juez?Who has to pay the settlement imposed by the judge?
3. (balance on a cell phone)
a. credit
Se me agotó el saldo en mi celular.The credit on my cell phone ran out.
4. (final result)
a. outcome
El saldo de la reunión fue muy positivo.The outcome of the meeting was positive.
b. toll
El incidente dejó un saldo de cientos de heridos.The incident left a toll of hundreds of injured people.
5. (good buy)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bargain
Encontré un gran saldo en herramientas de jardinería.I found a great bargain on gardening tools.
saldos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (period of sales)
a. sales
¿Ya viste la falda que compró Cristi en los saldos de noviembre?Did you see the skirt Cristi bought during the November sales?
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saldo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de cuenta)
a. balance
saldo acreedor/deudorcredit/debit balance
saldo medioaverage (bank) balance
saldo negativooverdraft
la iniciativa tuvo un saldo positivoon balance, the outcome of the initiative was positive
2. (de deudas)
a. settlement
saldossale
de saldobargain
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saldo
1 [de cuenta] balance
comprobé el saldo de mi cuenta I checked my account balance
saldo acreedor credit balance
saldo activo active balance
saldo a favor credit balance
saldo anterior balance brought forward
saldo comercial trade balance
saldo deudor debit balance
saldo en contra debit balance; adverse balance
saldo final final balance
saldo negativo debit balance; adverse balance
saldo pasivo debit balance
saldo positivo credit balance
saldo vencido balance due
2 (liquidación) sale
precio de saldo sale price; un abrigo que compré en los saldos a coat I bought in the sales
3 (pago) settlement; payment
4 [de móvil] credit
no me queda saldo en el móvil I haven't any credit left on my mobile
5 (resultado final)
la manifestación acabó con un saldo de 20 personas heridas a total of 20 people were injured in the demonstration; el saldo oficial es de 28 muertos the official toll is 28 dead
6
ser un saldo [+cosa muy usada] to have had it (familiar); [+persona inútil] to be hopeless; be a dead loss (familiar); cómprate otro abrigo, el que llevas es un auténtico saldo you should get yourself another coat, the one you're wearing has had it (familiar); eres un auténtico saldo, no sabes ni freír un huevo you're hopeless o you're a dead loss, you can't even boil an egg (familiar)
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