carestía de vida

English translation: high cost of living

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Spanish term or phrase:carestía de vida
English translation:high cost of living
Entered by: Jason Willis-Lee

12:35 Dec 5, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Spanish term or phrase: carestía de vida
los complementos en dinero por horas extraordinarias, antigüedad, título, peligrosidad, incentivos, asistencia, residencia, prima de transporte, carestía de vida, etc.;
Jason Willis-Lee
Spain
Local time: 22:17
high cost of living
Explanation:
THis is a list of items that might justify increments to base pay: overtime, seniority, etc.
"high cost of living" (lit. "scarcity of life") is what the phrase means; intended idea could be closer to cost-of-living adjustment.
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Phillip Berryman
Local time: 16:17
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high cost of living


Explanation:
THis is a list of items that might justify increments to base pay: overtime, seniority, etc.
"high cost of living" (lit. "scarcity of life") is what the phrase means; intended idea could be closer to cost-of-living adjustment.

Phillip Berryman
Local time: 16:17
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