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expense / gasto
 
expense   [ɪksˈpens]
A. -noun
(=cost)   gasto (m),   costo (m)   expenses   gastos masculine plural
·travelling/repair expenses
gastos masculine plural de viaje/reparaciónoun
a. with [all] expenses paid =   con todos los gastos pagados
b. [at] great expense =   gastándose muchísimo dinero
·at my expense
·a cuenta masculineía
·they thought they would have a joke at my expense
·querían reírse a costa masculineía
·at the expense of
(figurative)   a costa de
c. you needn't [go to] the expense of buying a new one =   no es preciso que te gastes dinero en comprar uno nuevo
·they went to great expense to send her to a private school
·se metieron en muchos gastos para mandarla a un colegio privado
d. to [meet] the expense of =   hacer frente a or correr con los gastos de
e. he apologized for [putting] us to so much expense =   se disculpó por habernos ocasionado tantos gastos
f. [regardless] of expense =   sin escatimar gastos
g. to be a great expense [to] somebody =   suponer a somebody, someone un gasto importante
B. -compound
·expense account   -noun   cuenta (f) de gastos de representaciónoun
 
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