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19:55 Jan 9, 2004
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: poor rates of their legal due
Do you never conceal the real rent of your estate from the overseers, and thereby rob the poor-rates of their legal due?
Victor Paparito

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4 +1los impuestos municipales de lo que se debe pagar legalmente
Lesley Clarke



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los impuestos municipales de lo que se debe pagar legalmente

Poor rates: were a tax paid in Britain and Ireland for the maintenance of the workhouses (as in Oliver Twist, if you are not familiar with this expression) and such like.

Lesley Clarke
Local time: 16:42
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 490

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agree  Patricia Torres: Quizás también puedes usar "impuestos para programas sociales". Definición Encarta: U.K. history tax for poor: a tax levied on parishes in Britain in the past to raise money for housing and feeding people in need of financial support.
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  -> Brilliant contribution Patricia, thanks
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