Translation of money in Spanish:

money

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌni/

n (plural -nies or , -neys)

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (dinero) dinero (m), lana (f) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar], plata (feminine) (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar], pasta (feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]; (currency) moneda (f), dinero (m) I'll have to change some money tendré que cambiar dinero I didn't have any Mexican money no tenía moneda mexicana or dinero mexicano money in circulation dinero (m) or moneda (f) circulante paper money papel (m) moneda, billetes (mpl) for that money I would expect more por ese precio or dinero yo esperaría más satisfaction guaranteed or your money back si no queda satisfecho, le devolvemos el dinero it cost $300, but it was worth the money costó 300 dólares, pero valió la pena you get your money's worth at Gale's su dinero rinde más en Gale's I've had my money's worth out of this car le he sacado mucho jugo a este coche [colloquial/familiar] what's the money like where you work? [colloquial/familiar] ¿qué tal pagan donde trabajas? [colloquial/familiar] he's earning good money now ahora está ganando un buen sueldo or está ganando bien there's money in secondhand books los libros de segunda mano son un buen negocio she married money se casó con un hombre de dinero to come into money heredar dinero to lose money perder* dinero how much money does he make a month? ¿cuánto gana or saca por mes? they make money out of other people's misfortunes hacen dinero de la desgracia ajena their European operation is making a lot of money su operación europea está dando mucho or produciendo grandes beneficios she made her money by playing the stock market hizo dinero especulando en la bolsa to put money into sth invertir* or poner* dinero en algo I wouldn't put any money on the success of the venture yo no apostaría por el éxito de la empresa to throw money around/away despilfarrar/tirar el dinero money isn't everything [set phrase/frase hecha] el dinero no lo es todo (en la vida), el dinero no hace la felicidad [set phrase/frase hecha] that's something money can't buy eso es algo que no se puede comprar (con dinero) you pay(s) your money and you take(s) your choice [set phrase/frase hecha] es a gusto del consumidor your money or your life [set phrase/frase hecha] la bolsa o la vida [set phrase/frase hecha] for my money [colloquial/familiar] para mí it's money for jam o for old rope (British English/inglés británico) es dinero regalado to be in the money [person] estar* forrado [colloquial/familiar] [horse/dog] clasificarse* en primer, segundo o tercer lugar to be made of money nadar en la abundancia, tener* mucho dinero to have money to burn tener* dinero de sobra you must have money to burn debes tener dinero de sobra, te debe (de) sobrar el dinero to put one's money where one's mouth is [colloquial/familiar] obrar de acuerdo a sus ( or mis etc) opiniones to spend money like water gastar dinero como si fuera agua to throw good money after bad seguir* tirando dinero (a la basura) (the love of) money is the root of all evil el dinero es el origen de todos los males money talks poderoso caballero es don Dinero (before noun/delante del nombre) money economy economía (feminine) monetaria money matters asuntos (masculine plural) financieros or de dinero
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    • We can borrow money from the European pool of savings at no incremental cost to ourselves.
    • Use a debit card such as Laser which allows you to draw from money in your current account.
    • Councillors feel it would not be an appropriate use of council tax payers' money.
  • 2
    (monies o, moneys plural)
    [Finance/Finanzas] [Law/Derecho] sumas (feminine plural) de dinero
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    • I am not for turning all Social Security moneys over to the private sector.
    • A blend of user fees, grants and existing moneys should be used to fund this development.
    • They could be moved back with the assistance of a fund comprised of moneys deducted from U.S. loan guarantees.
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    • Gardaí suspect the sisters do not have any money or wealth, apart from their homes.
    • In any event, he apparently did not bring any money or assets to this relationship.
    • You need neither money nor resources; you simply need time and space to practise.
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    • York would have more nightclubs if someone could make money out of them.
    • We have a responsibility to our shareholders that we have to make money out of what they have put in.
    • I'm asking if you think it's right that one company should be able to make money out of it?
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    • Up to 170,000 homeworkers could get more money under new minimum wage regulations.
    • I pay tax on my money, my taxed income is paid to the nanny and then I pay tax for the nanny on top.
    • If his or her next story was any good, the author had the option to go where the money is.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.