In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(state)éxtasis masculinehe was in an ecstasy of joy — se hallaba transportado de alegría
- she was in ecstasy / (British also) ecstasies over Jane's new baby — estaba embelesada con el bebé de Jane
- he goes into ecstasy / (British also) ecstasies over her poetry — se extasia cuando se pone a hablar de su poesía
- As the song and the dance went on their hearts were filled with ecstasy and tears of joy flowed from their eyes.
- There is a freedom, thrill and ecstasy associated with being employed which is indescribable.
- The temptation to let the heady ecstasy of power get the better of you is self-evident.
- He combined a Catholic devotion to the sacraments of the Church with a Pentecostal welcoming of healings, ecstasies and Low Church spontaneity.
- Stigmatics often receive religious visions or ecstasies, having visions of Christ and various saints, and also ‘re-living’ or seeing parts of Christ's passion and sharing in his suffering.
- When the hymns started, Jimmy's expression changed to one of ecstasy and transport.
- We look at each other, and I notice there are tears in his eyes from sheer ecstasy.
- A news photographer took a picture of a man waving a flag in ecstasy, which was published on the front page.
- It was breathtaking, heart-stopping stuff with an ending to send the York City faithful into ecstasy.
- Her afflictions, visions, and ecstasies began to spread her fame on the winds of the Catholic Awakening movement that was gaining force at the time.
- The last two races were auction races with serious betting creating ecstasy.
- Throwing my head back at the sheer ecstasy of being alive, I howled at the moon.
- At that moment, I closed my eyes, every feeling of happiness and ecstasy going through me immediately.
- But what had me really sighing with ecstasy was the yam and meat hotpot.
- The day I discovered that someone had linked to my blog, I experienced the ultimate ecstasy.
- As you filed out of the stadium that night the sense of ecstasy and optimism was almost overwhelming.
- That weird feeling of ecstasy overwhelmed her and her mind became foggy for a moment.
- The two seconds of palpable ecstasy dissipates to a sudden realization that the action is over.
- The Book of Margery Kempe, the spiritual autobiography of the wife of a Lynn burgess, exemplified the virtues which lay men and women sought, and the revelations, visions, and ecstasies by which they came to possess them.
- While continentals swoon with ecstasy over white asparagus, it is the green spears we crave.
- His body twitched from the sheer ecstasy of it all.
- Community Planning is in ecstasy over the spending increases they can expect from the new council.
- For a few minutes he felt pure joy and ecstasy even though his fate told a much different story.
- Look at the canvass after a couple of days when he is through and you wouldn't help uttering sighs of ecstasy.
- Spiritual ecstasy must not come at the cost of dignity.
- Last year he was in court again on charges of conspiring to supply ecstasy and amphetamines.
- A hit or two of ecstasy might cause more than just an overwhelming desire to dance the night away.
- Initially, the autopsy results indicated that his internal injuries were thought to be from ingesting liquid ecstasy.
- Police arrested him and found a tablet of ecstasy in his pocket.
- The recreational drug ecstasy is neurotoxic if taken in high enough doses.
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