In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1limpiarto cleanse sth/sb (of sth) — limpiar algo/a algn (de algo)
- to be cleansed of sin — quedar limpio / libre de pecado
- We continued to walk toward the forest, as if immersion in the wild lands where she should have roamed free could cleanse us of leaving her in such conditions.
- He promised that God would cleanse his people of all impurities so that they could draw near to him again.
- The same Spirit that empowers us also cleanses us with a purifying fire.
- Every morning is like pouring water over myself until my soul is cleansed of sin.
- A little deliberation shows that this is the very essence of repentance and it is known that repentance cleanses a person.
- There were large palm fronds strung around the village to protect it from evil and to cleanse any evil person who entered the village.
- He promised to open a fountain in the house of David to cleanse the people.
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