In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If God was so loving why were people who committed suicide immediately damned to hell.
- Mephistophilis is one of the angels who conspired with Lucifer and was damned to hell.
- Faustus is ultimately damned and falls to hell.
- Those who receive the mark, according to Scripture, are damned to eternal punishment.
- Though I am not a Christian, because of my experience I can honestly say I know what it feels like to be eternally damned.
1.2(condemn)condenarhe damned himself by his actions — sus propias acciones lo condenaron
1.3(doom to failure)the project was damned from the start — el proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso desde un principio
- This isn't to say the project was damned, but rather the fact that it's more difficult to create a compelling work when it's based on music with no clear emotional ambit.
- Where the substance is glorified in this disc, the style, unfortunately, is damned.
- It was not the country that was damned but the settler who felt in his heart that he was damned.
2informal(God) damn it (all)! — ¡caray! informal euphemistic
- damn it to hell! — ¡por todos los demonios!
- damn and blast! — ¡diantre!
- she's taken my key, damn her! — ¡la imbécil esa se llevó mi llave!
- It was now or never… Just like the Elvis song.… silently, he damned his mother's Elvis collection.
- For one short moment I damned them, damned their eyes, and wished their farm machine a rapid and terminally rusty death.
- Weep, said the illustrious poet, for they are damned until mankind has lived for three several generations, perfectly in harmony, peace and love, without discord.
- Then Rome damned Carthage and condemned it to death.
- He damned himself for being in love with a woman who had no love for him in return, only ambition to rule a poverty-stricken country with a dictator as a husband.
- As I sat there, damning and condemning myself, the same two words floated through my mind over and over again.
- And, as a parable, we should all be careful what we damn in public.
- He felt the pain in the shoulder, where the arrow had hit him, and he damned his ship, his fate, the entire curse of his life.
- She damned herself, she had forgotten her father was going to be home all day today.
- I damned myself for become so wrapped up in the conversation.
- Winded for a moment, he pulled himself up, damned himself for an old fool, and tried to get back to his feet.
1it doesn't matter a damn to her — a ella le importa un bledo informal
1¡caray! informal euphemistic¡carajo! vulgar slang
1condenado informalmaldito informalpinche Mexico informalit's a damn nuisance! — ¡es un latazo! informal
- it's a damn shame — es una verdadera lástima
- ‘I was so disgusted that I deleted the damn e-mail before I read it,’ the Republican said.
- The whole damn school system is inappropriate!
- What the living hell am I doing in this damn silly job?
- Even if it's thrown into the sea, the silly hare-brained hound brings the damn thing back.
- So whether another frustrated art lover finally snapped and tore down the damn cover themselves, I don't know.
- I just wished that Damon would open the damn door and end her anger.
- It's silly, really, how attached I was to the damn thing, but most little kids do love animals to death, so I suppose it was only natural.
- Sometimes letting the anger out, and not bottling it up inside feels damn good.
- You better be damn careful about using that word.
- Personally, I still think our best hope is that the producers can afford some computer effects and some damn good lighting.
- This entire damn neighborhood is uphill, I thought.
- I spent another fifteen minutes looking for the damn socket slowly becoming more and more frustrated.
- No disrespect to anyone, but £210 a week for only working 17.5 hours is pretty damn good - it works out at about £12 an hour!
- The US has the best damn government money can buy.
- There's enough bad publicity about this damn silly event without you adding to it.
- Trent looked at me curiously as I had to control my anger and keep myself from breaking the damn phone.
- However, your second thought upon looking at the brochure was probably: ‘This looks like a damn good collection of productions!’
- Why is it that every time the phone rings my dogs start making a damn racket so I can't hear what the heck is being said?
- Then, what happened next shocked, angered, and confused him, which is a whole damn lot for a simple guy to be feeling all at once.
- All but two of the candidates have reasons to be damn frustrated.
1she's damn clever — es de lo más inteligente
- you know damn well what I mean! — ¡sabes de sobra lo que quiero decir!
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.