In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sobrecogimiento masculinethey were filled with awe — se sobrecogieron
- to hold sb in awe — sentir / tener un respeto reverencial por algn
- No doubt they were in awe of her wonderful creation, not that she could blame them.
- Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles.
- Maybe there were times when we were in awe of them for a short while before realising we were in those games with a chance of winning.
- Solitude: the word brings forth both hope and expectation of joy, fear and awe.
- They were in awe of Brazil - or at least in awe of the myth of Brazilian football.
- He was in awe of China and pleaded that if India should progress it should learn a lesson or two from the communist regime.
- I was in the Dolomites with, you know, huge, soaring mountains and the locals were in awe of some of the famous routes in Scotland.
- Just maybe we can confront our place with awe and admiration, respect and veneration.
- All he said was how much he appreciated the comments and that he was in awe of being in the room with so many great players.
- Yet he was in awe of the young soldiers, many of whom have suffered debilitating injuries.
- No doubt I was in awe of him, but in any case I didn't really get to connect with him as a person.
- I am thinking of awe, reverence, respect and emotions too deep for words.
- How easy is it to lose yourself and what's important to you when you meet someone who impresses you, or someone who fills you with awe, or fear?
- Winning the award, he says, is a measure of how far he's come since those days when he was in awe of the building and the people in it.
- Antarctica is indifferent to humans, but we humans are in awe of Antarctica.
- Colin was in awe of the city and loved the view of the life he wished to live.
- For all his confidence, in a strange way he was in awe of some of the senior players and their experiences.
- I can only gaze with wonder and awe at the depths and heights of our psychic nature.
- My feelings of annoyance quickly faded away and were replaced with feelings of awe and respect.
- She wondered what it felt like to have that kind of passion and was in awe of their desire to get the job done.
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