vale un potosí translation | Spanish-English dictionary

vale un potosí exp.
it's worth a fortune

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
she's a treasure
exp.
she's worth her weight in gold
exp.
it's worth a fortune
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it costs the earth
exp.
it costs a fortune
exp.
it's not worth tuppence
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's not worth a brass farthing
exp.
it isn't worth a thing {o} penny
exp.
it's worthless
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vale         

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1]  
   sm     (Fin)   (=pagaré)   promissory note frm  , IOU *     
(=recibo)  
receipt  
(=cuenta)  
bill, check   (EEUU)     
(=cupón)  
voucher, chit  
  vale de comida   luncheon voucher  
  vale de correo   money order  
  vale de descuento   discount voucher  
  vale de regalo   gift voucher, gift certificate   (EEUU)     
  vale (de) restaurante   luncheon voucher  
  vale postal   money order
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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vale          [2]  
*      excl     (Esp)   OK, sure  
    valer       B8  

Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  

"vale un potosí": examples and translations in context
Recuerdo que el Presidente Pöttering nos reprendía, nos ridiculizaba y alegaba que esa medida costaba un potosí. I remember how President Pöttering scolded us, derided us and claimed that it cost the earth.
Eso vale un millón en publicidad. It's a million dollars of publicity.
- Vale un paquete de cigarrillos. - It's worth a pack a cigarettes.
Ese Johnnie tuyo vale un millón. He's one in a million, that Johnnie of yours.
El futuro de Europa bien vale un esfuerzo como ése. Europe's future is well worth such an effort.
Y para mi, eso vale un 5% extra. And to me, that is worth an extra 5%.
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