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1tolerarsoportarI can't abide her — no la puedo ver
- What they cannot abide is the suggestion that it was fought on a lie.
- At the same time, he couldn't abide facile equations between criminal desperadoes and the legalized murder machinery of a state.
- Since we'd done a fair amount of sinning together, her efforts came across to me as hypocrisy and I cannot abide a hypocrite.
- She left out the glacé cherries because she couldn't abide the sticky things, substituting dates, which she loved.
- I have severe asthma and cannot abide the smoke on most cruise ships.
- ‘God cannot abide sin,’ he explains guilelessly to Read.
- Just as nature abhors a vacuum, the city cannot abide a void.
- Nothing satisfies these people, because now they cannot abide clarity in anyone but themselves.
- Every totalitarian regime makes war on religion precisely because it cannot abide any god besides itself.
- As ever, his arrogance and ignorance grated on everyone who cannot abide him, and left those who adore him in raptures.
- But then, when Jesus said that he must undergo suffering and death, Peter simply couldn't abide it.
- The man who had hoped to segue from comedy returned to the role he hated and the director he couldn't abide.
- And I cannot abide the two-party system, so I'll be voting Lib Dem.
- Charlie's a good man, yessir, who can't abide cheating at cards.
- I can't abide lies from people I love.
- But by nature, Kirstie couldn't abide things ‘hanging in the air’, as it were.
- Yet we're sent on team-building conferences where the person we cannot abide appoints themselves as leader.
- Her mother said that she couldn't abide Eliza's ‘negativity.’
- For years Papa operated with a plain desk, which he and Mother shared, but she couldn't stand his clutter and he couldn't abide having his clutter ‘straightened up.’
- Because they are miserable themselves, they cannot abide the happiness of others.
- A central tenet of Shintoism is the concept of kami, spirits that abide in and are worshipped at shrines, representing human beings and things found in nature.
- You did not read books through; you dwelt, abided between their lines and reopening them after an interval.
- The Elder says, ‘Those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them’.
- Where does the consciousness abide before it takes rebirth or becomes liberated?
- When harmony persists in the home, harmony abides in the community, and harmony exists in the country.
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