Teuro

Teuro

In Germany, a slang term for euros when describing something that costs a great deal. The term combines "euro" and the German word "teuer," which means expensive.
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Given that there is no evidence that the introduction of the euro affected prices in Germany significantly, the Teuro discussion serves as an example of an exaggeration made by the media.
The right panel in Figure 2 shows the relationship between Teuro and inflation perceptions.
The Teuro debate in the media had a significant impact on inflation perceptions.
RYAN BERTRAND is hoping his flying start to Southampton will help him secure a seat on tEuro 2016.
Dan Childs bestb ets ont he international coupon GERMANY will be one of the strongestteamsonshow a tEuro 2012buttheymaysufferarare defeat when they take on Switzerland inBasletonight.
SCSHM1: Teuro Role: European currency Function: criticises the European currency Structure: attribute 'teuer' (meaning expensive) European currency Euro Variation field: -- TCSHM1: Euro Role: European currency Function: a means of payment in the European Union Structure: Euro Cent Variation field: -- TCSHM2: Euro/Avro Role: European currency Function: a means of payment in the European Union Structure: Euro/Avro Cent Variation field: --
In Germany, theeuro's nickname is the Teuro, their word for expensive.
Teuer which in Germany means 'expensive' has lent itself to a new word - the euro is now known throughout Germany as the Teuro.
The German government called the summit on the euro - now nicknamed the Teuro from the word teuer for expensive - after complaints reached a record high in April.
In Germany, the currency's nickname - the teuro, a play on the German word for expensive, teuer - has gained a new lease of life.
Perhaps, just perhaps, it might have been a different story if Jason Fowler's fierce drive through a forest of players had not been brilliantly parried to safety by Preston's Finnish international goalkeeper Teuro Moilanen when the deficit was only a single goal.