In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1conciencia feminineto have a clear conscience — tener la conciencia tranquila / limpia
- my conscience is clear! — ¡(yo) tengo la conciencia tranquila / limpia!
- she has a guilty conscience — le remuerde la conciencia
- her conscience was troubling her — le remordía la conciencia
- my conscience wouldn't let me do it — no pude hacerlo, me habría remordido la conciencia
- that's between you and your conscience — haz lo que te diga / te dicte la conciencia
- the voice of conscience — la voz de la conciencia
- I hope the burglar will have a conscience and return these tapes, which are of no value to anybody else.
- Instead, they only serve to ease the consciences of the well-to-do while keeping the poor out of sight.
- He could touch if he wanted to, and he did want to, so badly, but his conscience knew it was wrong.
- I think therefore that we in the media have to examine our consciences and say we have a responsibility here beyond informing the public.
- Perhaps that is the only way the developed world can react - by digging into pockets and allowing consciences to be troubled.
- Maybe that may persuade them to examine their consciences.
- After all, you have to leave an escape route for people's consciences.
- The common people, whose consciences are still alert, are the wheat.
- I have come to realise that he was born entirely without a conscience or a sense of remorse.
- Maybe these little selves are the voices on our shoulders, like our consciences or our morals.
- The whole legal system would collapse if even just a few lawyers begin to let their own moral consciences influence their work.
- Let the people vote for the president and vice president of their choice, in accordance with their consciences.
- What the townspeople really suffer from are diseased consciences brought on by severe greed.
- There were people who had obviously suppressed their consciences for the rest of their lives after their actions.
- Sweden is often held up as being a model of a democratic European country with a moral conscience.
- And they got the status of individuals but they don't have moral consciences like we do.
- Our consciences and sensitivities have been deadened by too much drinking, he says.
- Does God create human beings with a conscience and moral reasoning powers and then leave them alone?
- Complex moral issues are better left to the consciences of elected members of parliament.
- Individuals will be far more free to vote their consciences without fearing economic harm.
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