Translation of cost in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (expense) (often plural) notional/operating coststransportation/maintenance costscostos or (Spain) costes probables/de explotaciónat no additional o extra cost to cover (one's) costscostos or (Spain) costes de transporte/mantenimientohe has no idea of the cost of running a carcubrir los gastosto cut costsno tiene idea de cuánto cuesta mantener un cocheto meet the cost(s) of somethingreducir (los) gastoscorrer con los gastos de algoExample sentences1.2
also: costs plural(Law)to pay costscostas (feminine plural)costs were awarded against the plaintiffpagar las costascosts were awarded to the plaintifflas costas se impusieron al demandante1.3 uncountable (price) at cost (Business)las costas se impusieron al demandadoa precio de costo or (Spain) costeal costo (Latin America)Example sentences
- These can include requirements such as security for costs from foreign plaintiffs, or the denial of legal aid.
- The adjudication clause permits the Adjudicator to award costs to the winning party.
- Accordingly, no profit costs should be allowed to the appellants for work done by their partnership.
- She defended her decision to ask the students for the amount to cover the cost of repair.
- If this amount cannot cover the cost of the claim, then the balance is met out of the public purse.
- In many regions, the amount of cash payments for travel did not cover the cost of a monthly pass.
- 2 uncountable (loss, sacrifice) See examples: at the cost of somethinghe became president, but at a costa costa or a expensas de algoshe helped me out, at great cost to herselfllegó a ser presidente, pero a qué precioat little cost to yourself, you could help one of these orphanssacrificó mucho al ayudarmeshe devoted herself to the cause without stopping to count the costhaciendo un pequeño sacrificio podrías ayudar a uno de estos huérfanosat all costsse entregó a la causa sin detenerse a pensar en sí mismait must be avoided at all costsa toda costaa cualquier preciohe's very convincing, as I know to my costhay que evitarlo a toda costa or a cualquier precio or cueste lo que cuestees muy persuasivo, como sé por experiencia propia
transitive verb past tense & past participle cost
- 1 1.1(article/service)how much did it cost you?how much does it cost?¿cuánto te costó?it'll cost you! [colloquial]¿cuánto vale?that costs money¡mira que te va a salir caro!keeping fit costs both time and efforteso cuesta dinero1.2 (cause to lose) one slip cost him the titlemantenerse en forma cuesta tiempo y esfuerzohis frankness cost him dearun error le costó el títulopagó cara su franquezaExample sentences
- The midweek loss cost the Celts second place in the table.
- In both away matches this season, Livi have sat in and invited attack, which duly cost them goals.
- It was the Hokies' only loss, and it cost them another shot at a national title.
- 2also: past tense & past participle costed2.1 (calculate cost of)she costed the projectcalcular el costo or (Spain) coste de2.2 (find out price of)hizo un presupuesto para el proyectohe costed the different types of enginesaveriguar el precio deaveriguó los precios de los distintos tipos de motoresExample sentences
- Has anyone costed the price of a unit of electricity?
- It's not costed into the price of our t-shirts.
- It has to be confiscation, not purchase, as the ‘retrieval’ was not costed, or any price quoted.
- He suggested that the quality of the work was better than much of what was done in the private sector today costing large sums of money.
- She must dial a long distance number, which can cost great sums of money for extended Internet use.
- Some of these benefits cost significant sums of money to provide.
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