Definition of 'service charge'
Example sentences containing 'service charge'
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Why do you expect to pay a service charge in a restaurant but not in a shop? Times, Sunday Times (2016)There may also be service charges to pay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most pay hefty service charges to have things taken care of for them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It added that some consumers were being led inadvertently to pay a service charge twice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you pay the service charge it is not necessary to leave any further tip. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)The amount you will pay in service charges and ground rent will also restrict how much you may borrow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What if you purchased your own cell phone and pay your monthly service charges with no reimbursement from the church? Christianity Today (2000)You will have to pay service charges of 5,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Please don't pay the service charge. The Sun (2015)Last year the Government closed a loophole in the law to stop restaurants using service charges and tips to subsidise wages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Owners pay an annual service charge of 12 per cent of the cost of their home, plus extras. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The statutory right is given only to residents who pay a service charge to their landlord, and it is usually only leaseholders who pay a service charge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some restaurants include a service charge and then, when the credit card bill comes, leave a space for an additional tip. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The restaurant said the service charge was used to top up a base salary that is'at least equal to the national minimum wage '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I WISH restaurants would stop adding a percentage service charge to the total bill. The Sun (2015)I am fed up with pointing out that the percentage service charge should be applied to the amount excluding the VAT. The Sun (2015)
Translations for 'service charge'
British English: service charge /ˈsɜːvɪs tʃɑːdʒ/ NOUN
A service charge is an amount that is added to your bill in a restaurant to pay for the work of the person who comes and serves you.
Most restaurants add a 10 per cent service charge.
- American English: service charge
- Arabic: رَسْمُ الـخِدْمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: taxa de serviço gorjeta
- Chinese: 服务费
- Croatian: cijena usluge
- Czech: příplatek za obsluhu
- Danish: servicegebyr
- Dutch: bedieningsgeld
- European Spanish: pago por el servicio
- Finnish: palvelumaksu
- French: prix du service
- German: Bedienungszuschlag
- Greek: χρέωση υπηρεσίας
- Italian: servizio
- Japanese: サービス料
- Korean: 서비스 요금
- Norwegian: driks
- Polish: opłata za obsługę
- European Portuguese: taxa de serviço gorjeta
- Romanian: bacșiș
- Russian: доплата за обслуживание
- Spanish: pago por el servicio
- Swedish: serveringsavgift
- Thai: ค่าบริการ
- Turkish: servis ücreti
- Ukrainian: плата за послуги
- Vietnamese: phí dịch vụ
Definition of service charge from the Collins English Dictionary
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