In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the damned — los condenados
- When I was a small child, I imagined that hell consisted of caves in which the damned were trapped, tortured and burnt.
- Did it have a crew of the damned, and a Captain so evil that Hell itself spat him back out?
- The cows had no way of knowing that inside this metal husk there was an author suffering the torment of the damned.
- The flames of hell are literally consuming the bodies of the damned.
- Christianity makes things worse by teaching the torments of the damned.
- These include watching people in pain - and the idea that, since hell was eternal pain, heaven would be watching the damned burn.
- Section three sees the raising of the dead by the archangel, and the contrasting responses of the damned and the blessed.
- He rejects the ideas that hell will be emptied at the end of time and that the damned souls and demons will be reconciled with God.
- We prefer to suffer the tortures of the damned than to accept our Godliness.
- Dante doesn't say so, but he leaves us free to speculate that moneylenders continue to practice their trade in hell, lending money at interest to the damned.
- For unless I can fulfill my penance, I too will suffer the torments of the damned as revealed by the holy words of Saint John, the Divine.
- Christ is the Divine Judge, a still point in the vortex of the living and the dead, the elect levitating to eternal life, the damned descending into the dark abyss.
- C.S. Lewis noted in The Great Divorce the peculiar desire of the damned spirits on holiday to want to * extend * hell.
- Meanwhile Birkin slowly uncovers the wall-painting, which shows the righteous trooping smugly off to heaven while the damned dive towards hell.
- There was power behind such eyes, power that could damn a soul or return the damned to life.
- Saint Michael advances towards the viewer, while the damned souls tumble, shrieking, into hell.
- The saved would feast on the sight of the sufferings of the damned.
- But both, I think, suffered the tortures of the damned, because they worried so much about whether they were getting it right.
- He described the saved rejoicing in heaven over the torture of the damned in hell.
- It is the one apocalypse that is truly and completely final, offering no Rapture, no salvation of the chosen, and no punishment of the damned.
2coloquial(as intensifier)→ damn
- And there was not a damned thing she could have done to stop it.
- If she wrecked that damned bike, he was going to torch it.
- Where the hell are all the damned commuters when you need them?
- Christian has been stuck in that damned relationship for years.
- Even the much lauded Henrik Larsson looks more keen on setting up than sticking the damned ball in the flaming net.
- The State might subsidise many things in this country which are properly none of its damned business, but it in turn is subsidised too.
- What the hell was I doing picking up my damned briefcase?
- I still have to sit the damned exams and suffer the ‘humiliation’ (as if I care what others think) of not doing so well.
- I looked at my watch, 5: 42 pm. Perfect, where in hell is the damned plane!
- Did Ivan really have business to attend to every damned day or did he just have a reason for avoiding them?
- Since we met, has it all been one lie after another damned lie?
- And they say, these damned doctors can't make up their minds, to hell with them, just bring out the bacon and eggs and don't worry about it.
- You would have to be a damned fool to miss this thing, people.
- Why the hell does this damned ceiling fan make this strange noise?
- Besides, whatever I say to anybody is my own damned business.
- If she is pregnant she's probably sick to death of answering useless, annoying questions, the replies to which, to be frank, are none of your damned business.
- They're all right and it's a damned shame that they're getting such a bad press.
- To hell with all these damned reasons, we said, they must make an effort to improve their educational performance.
- The funny thing about all this is that just last week I was having despondent ‘I've hit my peak in this damned career!’
- Shame the experience was wasted, given that I can't remember a damned thing!
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