In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Here was a wife who'd committed adultery, was an adulteress.
- Opponents relentlessly portrayed the quiet, devout Rachel as an adulteress at best, more often as a seductress and loose woman.
- Through this pain, though, are scenes of powerful emotional impact, including flashbacks from Jesus' life such as rescuing the adulteress from stoning and the Sermon on the Mount.
- As Stella, the 1950's bored wife, inattentive mother and unhinged adulteress at the center of this story, Ms. Richardson initially affects the vacant mien of cinema's classically oppressed women.
- ‘Strike the adulteress and the adulterer one hundred times’ may seem harsh but it is certainly not sexist.
- Armed with hidden cameras, wires and various neat little surveillance gadgets, Vince and his assistant Beth set out to gather damning evidence against the unsuspecting adulteress.
- They told the tales in public places about the people who were in their chicherias: stories of wayward wives and cheating husbands, and stories of pilfering clerks and aborting adulteresses.
- The sheriff and two reporters show up; she has ensured that the story will be all over the papers, and that she and Roark, adulteress and convict, will be linked.
- Having a child in this society was about as much a sin as being an adulteress in the Puritan society of The Scarlet Letter.
- Eliza was an adulteress long before Gabriel had his affair with your mother.
- As Walter Matthau once noted, among her roles were ‘five gun molls, two burlesque queens, half a dozen adulteresses, and twice as many murderesses and when she was bad, she was terrific.’
- Blake is particularly captivating, moving between sober housewife and mother, to girlish seductress and committed adulteress with believable veracity, consistently evoking sympathy.
- Finally released, the adulteress took up residence in a lonely cottage by the sea.
- Some have suggested that it derives from a term (recorded in the Talmud) that means ‘curling women's hair,’ and is a reference to an adulteress.
- The main character is an adulteress going through a midlife crisis who wants out of her marriage and who works in a human resources department.
- The young women Vera helps include an adulteress and a cocktail-slugging party girl.
- He plays Levin, the troubled noble whose story runs parallel to the adulteress of the title.
- It has spawned hundreds of essays discussing Edna's role as a possible feminist, painter, adulteress, and more.
- Jackson's mother was called a ‘common prostitute’ and his wife an immoral adulteress.
- After having lost another job - as a kitchen maid (I could be nothing as grand as a governess - not an adulteress like me!)
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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