Translation: from spanish

at someone else's expense

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  • expense — ex|pense W2S3 [ıkˈspens] n 1.) [U and C] the amount of money that you spend on something legal/medical/living/travel etc expenses (=the money that you spend for a particular purpose) ▪ He borrowed £150,000 and used the money for legal expenses.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • expense — /Ik spens/ noun (C, U) 1 the amount of money that you have to spend on something: household/medical/living etc expenses (=the money that you spend for a particular purpose): The students share all the household expenses. | go to great expense… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • expense — ex|pense [ ık spens ] noun *** 1. ) count an amount of money you spend in order to buy or do something: Rent is our biggest expense. You can claim part of your telephone bill as a business expense. traveling/medical/legal expenses a factory s… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • out-of-pocket expense — n. A necessary expense paid directly by a person who intends to recover the cost from someone else at a later time (such as when a tenant pays for repairs to rental property and expects reimbursement from the landlord). The Essential Law… …   Law dictionary

  • eat someone out of house and home — (informal) To live at the expense of another person so as to ruin him or her • • • Main Entry: ↑home * * * eat someone out of house and home humorous phrase to eat too much of someone’s food when you are a guest in their house Thesaurus: to eat a …   Useful english dictionary

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  • freeload — in. to sponge off someone else; to eat and drink at someone else’s expense; to live off someone else. □ Don’t come around here and expect to freeload. □ My brother in law has been freeloading at our house for months …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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  • Appeasement — is the policy of settling international quarrels by admitting and satisfying grievances through rational negotiation and compromise, thereby avoiding the resort to an armed conflict which would be expensive, bloody, and possibly dangerous. The… …   Wikipedia

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