In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1obediencia femeninoto show obedience to sb/sth — obedecer a algn/algo
- to owe obedience to sb — deberle obediencia a algn
- to act in obedience to sb's wishes — actuar obedeciendo los deseos de algn
- But his blind obedience to duty and authority leads to a moral failure to rebel against Ahab, and because duty wins, he dooms both himself and the ship to its fate.
- The 18th century philosophers wanted to liberate man from the shackles of blind faith and obedience to authority.
- The church was remarkably successful in implanting tradition, respect for hierarchy and obedience to authority in French Canadian society.
- Particularly significant is the power of certain types of organization to condition the behaviour of their members, especially in habituating them to obedience to authority.
- It seems that there's a terrible mindset at work here, one which puts obedience to authority beyond all other concerns.
- Deference and obedience to elders is considered extremely important.
- He said that exercises at schools focused more on obedience to authority, to the teacher and school regulations, which was another way of instilling obedience to the state and the ruler.
- When it came to a choice between believing and living Catholic faith and morals versus doing as she pleased, she went with obedience to Catholic faith and morals.
- The most important qualities of a good child are respect for the elderly and obedience to parental authority.
- Even in his strongest statements on the subject, Martin depicts the proposed changes as a matter of obedience to the courts, rather than to the principles on which Canada operates.
- In the past, our conduct was dictated by one primal theme: obedience to parents, sexual ‘purity,’ and high morals.
- Both identity and habits of uniformity offer benefits to a state or other power-wielding organisation, in terms of popular solidarity with it and obedience to it, respectively.
- The point is, you've torn down the person's sense of self and convinced them that they only way they can succeed at anything is through obedience to authority.
- He was fascinated by behavioural patterns and society's obedience to authority and New Yorkers were doubtless delighted when his research revealed them to be so obliging.
- He stayed right where he was, in perfect obedience to his master's word.
- That is where Milgram was to conduct his classic and controversial experiments on blind obedience to authority.
- Niuean society is a gerontocracy based on obedience to and respect for those who are older than oneself, with special accord being given to males and those who are first-borns.
- The idea of obedience to a discipline struck him as mildly revolting.
- The evidence suggests to many that obedience to a complex truth suffered from a sense of urgency that made attention harder.
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