In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(conviction, opinion)creencia femininecontrary to popular belief — contrariamente a lo que comúnmente se cree / a la opinión generalizada
- to the best of my belief — que yo sepa
- it is my belief that he lied to us — creo que nos mintió
- she acted in the belief that … — actuó convencida de que / en la creencia de que …
- their attitude irritated me beyond belief — su actitud me irritó increíblemente / sobremanera
- Contrary to popular belief it is not always the thought of more money that is the main motivator.
- One can also learn more about the religious beliefs and practices of these families.
- I wanted to learn more about the traditional core beliefs of Japanese religious life.
- However, owing to religious beliefs, she refused and died two days later.
- It's not that I dislike the idea of religion or being a part of one, I just dont have any religious beliefs of my own.
- Human beings are worthy of the highest respect, but not all opinions and beliefs are worthy of respect and tolerance.
- As a consumer, it is my belief that you should be able to investigate the background of all that you buy.
- Some think their lives here and now are affected by their religious beliefs and practices.
- But powerfully and convincingly, he set out his heartfelt belief that he did what was right.
- Religious beliefs influence too many aspects of life to be ignored.
- Explore ideas, beliefs and activities that will challenge you and take you out of your comfort zone.
- For example, it is the widespread belief that the victims have only themselves to blame.
- Contrary to popular belief, simply bringing up suicide will not put the idea in their head.
- Today I met someone who spent much of our encounter telling me about him - his life, his views and beliefs.
- Worst of all, it enhances the belief that we should expect little of the poem and of poets.
- As it's quite a religious belief, many people don't believe there is an Afterlife.
- They give many people the freedom to be open and honest about their religious beliefs.
- Many of his paintings were inspired by his religious beliefs, featuring Voodoo scenes and symbols.
- I was never one myself and shared his opinions about their beliefs and customs even at that time.
- Times change and people's beliefs and outlooks on life also change.
- She is a portrait painter and, contrary to popular belief, this is not a dead art.
- Neither do I have a problem in general with people who wish to follow religious beliefs.
- It invoked religious beliefs not only to understand different histories but also to change it.
- The headscarf in my view is both a religious practice for some Muslims as well as being a symbol of your religious beliefs.
- He was served food that his religious beliefs did not allow him to consume.
- Religious belief is certainly no barrier to being part of such a project.
- Language can be used to distort our beliefs and opinion of an individual.
- They include questions about attendance in places of worship and religious beliefs.
- Contrary to popular belief, the bird's nests are not found in the faces of cliffs but in caves.
- However, many of these groups also adhere to their traditional religious beliefs.
- Contrary to popular belief, they are actually great as part of a healthy balanced diet.
- Ordinary common beliefs, and belief in the existence of other minds, are still excluded.
- Contrary to all our beliefs and the stories we heard, I saw a very warm and a friendly family.
- I have a great belief that particular things, or people, are put in front of us at particular times for a reason.
- Don't attempt to capitalise on your mistaken belief that I do not understand this situation as well as you.
- Their religious beliefs also play a big part in why the civilization was so great.
- Contrary to popular belief, the adverts will not feature a blaring soundtrack or other audio.
- I do not suffer fools gladly and I have been known to be opinionated and defend my beliefs strongly.
- Of course his religious beliefs greatly influenced all his thinking.
- She makes you uncomfortable because she is forever challenging you to fight for your beliefs.
- Our opponents try to portray our belief in smaller government as not caring about those in need.
- First, you need to have absolute passion and total belief in what you are trying to achieve.
- I believe we can do it, there is a high level of motivation and a strong belief in the squad.
- It appealed to her belief in good management and organisation as the means to achieving targets.
- I think we need to help teenagers to have good self-esteem and a belief in themselves.
- What marks out so many of these producers is their passionate belief in what they do.
- In times of stress or pain many of us derive comfort from a strong and deep-rooted belief in our faith.
- His tireless passion and strong belief in our campaign has been an ongoing inspiration to all of us.
- I had lost all belief in myself, which was more upsetting given how well I had started.
- The numbers started going down and, with that, obviously my belief in how easy it was going to be.
- It is a political act and a clear expression of a belief in a different way of doing things.
- She was a very strong woman who worked really hard to make sure we all had belief in ourselves.
- What the team is short of most of all is self confidence and belief in their own ability.
- The players seem to have lost belief in themselves and only good leadership can bring it back.
- He had absolute belief in himself and his methods, and wasn't afraid to say so to anybody.
- His advice to aspiring entrepreneurs is to have belief in their chosen project and to act on it quickly.
- You don't get to the top without possessing an innate belief in your own superiority.
- There was a vibe in the squad that I hadn't seen, and a belief in what we were doing as a team.
- My strength is my confidence and belief in my ability, and the manner in which I back myself.
- There was a lack of belief in what could be done here, both with the pupils and staff.
2(confidence)belief in sb/sth — confianza en algn/algo
- worthy of belief — digno de crédito
3Religionfe femininethe miracle served to strengthen his belief — el milagro fortaleció su fe
- people of different beliefs — gente de distinta fe / de distintas creencias
- he did not share her belief in God — a diferencia de ella, él no creía en Dios
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