- 1 1.1 (invoice) factura (feminine), cuenta (feminine) telephone bill la cuenta or (in Spain also/en España también) el recibo del teléfono 1.2 (in restaurant) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) cuenta (feminine), nota (feminine), adición (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) 1.3 (costs) gastos (masculine plural) we have to reduce our wage bill tenemos que reducir los gastos de personal, tenemos que reducir el rubro salarios (Latin America/América Latina) the telephone bill is still too high lo que gastamos en teléfono es aún demasiado to foot the bill pagar*, apoquinar [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- There were receipts, hospital bills and written statements attesting to court decisions in cases both filed by the protesters and brought against them.
- A stickler for detail, Goring actually reads the fine print on all her bills and credit cards statements to make sure she isn't being overcharged.
- This can allow you to check your balance, view past transactions, pay bills and transfer money between accounts.
- 2 [Finance] 2.1 (banknote) (American English/inglés norteamericano) billete (masculine) a dollar bill un billete de un dólar 2.2bill of exchangeMore example sentences
- He had laid the mail on the table already, bills and bank notes separated from his own personal correspondence.
- She quickly withdrew money from her backpack, folding two ten dollar bills into her pocket.
- Gordon dug in a leather wallet and procured nineteen ten-dollar bills.
- 3 (draft of law) proyecto (masculine) de leyMore example sentences
- Within a few weeks a draft bill was presented to parliament; it had two clauses later to become sections 1 and 2 of the Act of 1916.
- Last week, a private members' bill was presented to Parliament calling for a ban on masts near classrooms and homes.
- The government has presented around 30 bills to the parliament, which it wants to pass rapidly during final two weeks of August.
- 4 4.1 (poster) [dated/anticuado] cartel (masculine), anuncio (masculine) post o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) stick no bills prohibido fijar carteles 4.2 (program) programa (masculine) to head o top the bill encabezar* el reparto to fill o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) fit the bill reunir* las condiciones, satisfacer* los requisitos do you know of anyone who would fill the bill? ¿conoces a alguien que reúna las condiciones or satisfaga los requisitos? that would fill the bill admirably eso sería idealMore example sentences
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- It can put you top of the bill at the theatre, if it wasn't for Boycie I wouldn't be doing that.
- Top of the bill is a recital at 3pm in the Sensory Gardens by the Army Band conducted by Captain Mark Armstrong.
- The concert will feature a host of local entertainers and top of the bill will be the widely acclaimed Clare singer Larry Mc Evoy.
- Traffic signboards are blatantly misused for sticking posters and bills.
- Well, first we did some illegal bill postering and then we stole some milk crates.
- No controls existed, and as a result adverts and theatre bills were plastered on every available space - hoardings, end walls of buildings, fences.
- 5 (certificate) bill of indictment[ escrito de acusación presentado a un jurado ] bill of lading conocimiento (masculine) de embarque bill of sale contrato (masculine) or escritura (feminine) de venta a clean bill of health (favorable report) el visto bueno [Nautical/Náutica] certificado (masculine) or patente (feminine) de sanidad to sell sb a bill of goods (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] darle* or (Chile) pasarle or (Colombia) meterle gato por liebre a algn [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- The flukes will be buried into the seabed. The very tip of a fluke is sometimes called the bill.
- Each of the plurality of flukes may be provided with an inwardly sloped bill segment at a distal end of the fluke.
- The shank is hinged at the center of the crown, centerpiece, which has two pointed bills, designed to withstand great tension.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (invoice, charge) [Business/Comercio] pasarle la cuenta or la factura a to bill sb
foro (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) onsth pasarle a algn la cuenta or la factura por algo
- 2 (advertise, announce) [play/performer] anunciar it's being billed as the fight of the century la están anunciando como la pelea del siglo
- 1 (beak) pico (masculine)
- 2 (of cap) (American English/inglés norteamericano) visera (feminine)
- (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot] the (old) Bill (the police) la poli [colloquial/familiar], la pasma (Spain/España) [slang/argot], la cana (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [slang/argot], la tomba (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar]
Definition of bill in:
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