In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sacrilegio masculinoit would be sacrilege to demolish the building — sería un sacrilegio derribar el edificio
- It is heresy, sacrilege, a pockmark upon the face of our National Pastime!
- He was even prepared to utter what would once have been considered sacrilege.
- He also stated that to mix the psalms and uninspired hymns together is sacrilege.
- The former teen idol stands accused of musical sacrilege.
- A beard and a mustache have been added to the face of the devil in the picture, so that the killer is guilty of sacrilege no less than murder.
- She could tell he considered such sacrilege a bad omen for their expedition inland.
- If not, come to gawk at a level of sacrilege no other religious culture would even dream of condoning.
- At the synod a catalogue of John's crimes was presented, ranging from rape to sacrilege.
- Likening him to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela is sacrilege.
- Intervention by authority was necessary for very serious sins such as adultery, murder, and sacrilege.
- The Jews should have responded to this sacrilege by mourning and distancing themselves.
- On paper, it does sound like sacrilege for this screen goddess to wear a silly hat, get drunk, and make a public scene.
- The discovery of a sixth-century graveyard also led to a complaint of sacrilege from ultra-Orthodox Jews.
- This may seem like sacrilege, but take out a ruler and some scissors and - it's okay, you can do it - cut the scarf in half.
- Renaming the ground KitKat Crescent is sacrilege.
- There's also grilled red onions, but I usually do without those: that's pastrami sacrilege.
- Some might consider this sacrilege, but the contrast with Shakespeare's play, Othello, is striking.
- For the Actionists, as for the artists cited above, there is no notion of sacrilege or blasphemy.
- Rejecting a person begging for protection counted as sacrilege.
- The four knights tried to drag him outside, to avoid aggravating their sacrilege by defiling the sanctuary.
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