In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Psychologythe ego — el yo
- It talked about relaxing the grip of your ego and emptying your mind.
- Jung also found that in practice both anima and animus act in dreams and in the imagination as mediators of the unconscious to the ego, so providing a means for inner as well as outer adaptation.
- The effects of a shift in identity from the ego to the inner self are dramatic and remarkable.
- Letting go of the ego, the persona, the rational mind is a central experience in mystical traditions.
- So what if perception is warped by our egos and reality is warped by perception?
2(self-regard)amor propio masculineego masculineto damage sb's ego — herir a algn en su amor propio
- to deflate sb's ego — bajarle los humos a algn
- to boost sb's ego — alimentar el ego de algn
- He argues that the male ego is increasingly fragile, with sexual performance at the root of it.
- I mean, that's got to hurt a guy's ego.
- It is very flattering and a big boost to the ego to receive compliments from someone like Stacey Jones.
- You can no longer rely on his ineptitude to prop up your fragile ego.
- Your natural reactions to circumstances encourage success and the healthy growth of your ego and self-esteem.
- After having dominated a sport for some time, that would have been a huge knock to her ego, to her self-esteem as a player and a person.
- And if others notice you, it might polish your bruised ego a little.
- Some weeks, your ego gets a little boost when someone sends you an e-mail about something you wrote or approaches you in person.
- Being in a relationship is a boost to the ego, and being dumped is devastating to it - at least if you're me.
- But shhh, you have to pretend otherwise, or you'll bruise their fragile egos.
- This completely shattered my pride and punctured my ego and self-respect.
- And I've heard whispers that another girl I work with has her eyes on me, which is helping to boost my ego a little…
- My ego is nicely boosted now, more so because I didn't expect it to happen.
- A couple of bruised male egos later I and about 11 other guys made the team.
- If I do get all of that done and sorted out properly my meetings tend to go very well, and that's a big big boost to my ego.
- Being outsmarted by a girl can really hurt a guy's ego.
- She has called to ask me out to dinner: big boost to my male ego.
- It's no surprise he can't cope with sudden huge wealth, press intrusion and hoards of ‘yes men’ boosting his ego.
- If a teacher starts in on a child about religion or other such things or starts to shun a child, it is very damaging to the ego and to the self esteem.
- A car, psychologists tell us, is an extension of man's ego.
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