In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1expiación feminine literaryin expiation of his sins — en expiación de sus pecados
- Even supposing that punishment may effectively protect us in the future, we consider that it must be, in the first place, an expiation of the past.
- The Fast of Atonement was instituted in expiation of a mortal sin and observed as a day of penance and mourning.
- It needed expiation - atonement to remove guilt and the liability of punishment.
- It's a wraparound justification for a violence whose real end is the expiation of shame through massacre.
- The attempted assassination was an act both of expiation and of restitution.
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