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  • n. Plural form of peseta.


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  • To show he was no one-day wonder the Frenchman was soon off again, refusing to turn up for training despite being fined five million pesetas a day for doing so.

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  • Later, in the 1970s, to consolidate democracy after the end of Spanish and Portuguese dictatorship, Germany and Nordic nations sent down hundreds of political organizers and millions of pesetas and escudos to support post-authoritarian political parties.

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  • If you don't happen to have your own, cheap paddles and balls are readily available in the ubiquitous Chinese-run shops still known as todo a cien "everything at 100 pesetas".

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  • Dia% charged 5 pesetas for bags, which was maybe $.03 or so, but I went out of my way to avoid paying it, usually by bringing my own bags.

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  • They would work for anyone willing to pay their fee of sixty pesetas for the first quarter mile, twenty pesetas for each additional mile, luggage extra.

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  • Soon after the war he started working for a number of well-known Spanish children's magazines such as Flechas y Pelayos, Maravillas, Zas! and Chicos, earning four pesetas for each cartoon.

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  • The average annual budget for the period 1990-1995 was 1,400 million pesetas (US$ 11,000,000).

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  • The Daily Telegraph reports that the good citizens of Germany, whose former currency the Deutschmark was generally held to be as solid as a rock in a raging sea of liras, drachmas, pesetas, escudos and, dare one say, French Francs, have taken to filleting out Euro notes emanating from Southern Europe from their cash when they go to the Cashpoint:

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  • Every one of my beautiful pesetas… What can you say?

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  • It is unlikely that any will turn down your offer and most can accept any currency, however obscure — even defunct pre-euro currencies such as old Spanish pesetas or Greek drachma.

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