In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo transitivosmote, smitten
1(strike)golpearhe smote his forehead with his palm — se golpeó la frente con la palma de la mano
- her conscience smote her — le remordía la conciencia
- The entire café would also feel better if the skies parted, an angel descended, and smote him with a terrible flaming sword.
- With the three as one, the weapon will bring order to the land and its warring Duah, a firm hand to smite the darkness and usher in peace.
- Back then He would have smitten the villain before he even had a chance to attack His servant.
- Jesus used his powers to smite Egyptians and to torment people who believed in Him and God.
- After the ruler's next refusal, a plague of locusts smote the land and Moses brought a darkness for three days.
- She will smite the empires with her wrath, and in her sorrow wash them away!
- Love looks like weakness, and fundamentalists, he says, want a strong God who can smite their enemies.
- The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him.
- Giles, aware that Warne was more musketeer in approach than monk, cleverly tossed one higher and shorter as Warne advanced to smite another blow.
- He was planning to smite his enemies and didn't want to do it on the Sabbath.
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