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descontar

Translation of descontar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (rebajar) See examples: me descontó el 15%
    he gave me a discount of 15% o a 15% discount
    me descontó $20
    he took $20 off
    he gave me a $20 discount
    1.2 (restar) See examples: te descuentan el 20% de impuestos
    you get 20% deducted for taxes
    si descuentas los gastos de viaje te quedas con $135
    if you take off traveling costs, you're left with $135
    el árbitro solo descontó medio minuto
    the referee only allowed half a minute for stoppages
    tienes que descontar las dos horas de la comida
    you have to deduct two hours for lunch
  • 2 (exceptuar) See examples: descontando a Pedro
    apart from Pedro
    aside from Pedro
    excluding Pedro
    not counting o not including Pedro
    si descontamos los sábados y domingos, faltan solo 15 días
    if we don't count Saturdays and Sundays, there are only 15 days left

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.