In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(power/possessions/prize) codiciarthou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife — no desearás / codiciarás la mujer de tu prójimo
- No other city in America covets celebrity as much as New York.
- Just as they have long craved mastery of reverse swing, so England have coveted a mystery spinner.
- And not only I am coveting the post in a really strong way, but I'm not even going to ask him if I can have it.
- I think it would make for a gentle irony if the two of them were to covet the two top jobs at the one time.
- Okay, so he certainly covets a lower-profile reign than the rest of the royals.
- His was a major contribution towards Pakistan winning the much coveted gold medal.
- Gradually they find common ground and realise that each of them secretly covets the other man's lifestyle.
- He's fascinated by tales of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane, and covets Hopkins's Colt 45.
- Still I have the consolation in knowing there is a man in Texas who covets it!
- If the striker covets a bigger stage, he and his teammates are at least guaranteed one next midweek.
- That is why she covets the titles that eluded her last season.
- Earlier this year he won yet another coveted Sony award for his breakfast show.
- And it's not that they find themselves coveting their neighbor's possessions.
- Decent people don't covet material possessions in times of crisis and extreme suffering.
- But now a more ruthless criminal fraternity is coveting these most unlikely commodities.
- Is there any time in the future when you could see yourself coveting the Leader's job?
- What is interesting are the swathes of young men who are coveting the product.
- Mostly, however I found myself coveting my neighbor's minivan.
- So I wonder… was he coveting his neighbor's wife?
- Government employment is coveted for the job security it offers and the prestige it confers.
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