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loan shark

Translation of loan shark in Spanish:

noun

  • usurero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Others make frequent trips to pawn off paychecks at an interest rate a loan shark salivates over.
    • The rates may not seem onerous to borrowers when their only other source of credit is a loan shark.
    • Credit card holders know that borrowing on their card without repaying in full at the end of each month is the most expensive form of borrowing available - short of approaching a loan shark.

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