In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of ally, principles) traición femenino(of promise) incumplimiento masculino(of secrets) delación femeninoa betrayal of trust — un abuso de confianza
- an act of betrayal — una traición
- Betrayal, when stemming from childhood, results in an expectation that betrayals will occur again and again, so a person is constantly anticipating them.
- As a father himself he finds such disloyalty and betrayal completely unacceptable.
- When her mother, who is clearly only concerned with her own prosperity, deserts her, it is only the first of a series of betrayals and letdowns.
- A system that has brought unimagined prosperity cannot survive if such betrayals become commonplace.
- The cocaine trade being so lucrative, it encouraged disloyalty and betrayal.
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