In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(physical sensitivity)sensibilidad feminineI have no feeling in my fingers — no tengo sensibilidad en los dedos
- Jack wasn't sure if he was going blind, or just crazy, but he lost all feeling, all sense.
- He said as a result, the man had suffered nerve and tendon damage, and lost feeling and sensitivity in his hand.
- The disease leaves her with pain, loss of feeling and a burning sensation in her hands meaning she cannot drive for any length of time.
- He said he was in intense pain and losing feeling in his legs and his doctor recommended a private clinic.
- For a prosthetic heel to be successful it would need to be covered in skin which has feeling and sensation.
1.2(physical sensation)sensación femininea feeling of tiredness/nausea — una sensación de cansancio/náusea
- My hand glowed with that bright light, and a fuzzy warm feeling came into my fingers.
- By tactile sensation, I mean that feeling that you get that lets you know where your arms are with your eyes closed.
- A young child paddles in the sea for the first time, fascinated by the pleasant feeling of the water.
- I had a vague feeling of movement and then pain crashed through me as I hit something really hard.
- Remember how it feels on deck because you want the same feeling in the water.
- It's about communicating as we normally communicate with voice and sight and touch and feeling.
- Besides the comfortable feeling of water running down the throat, water plays a vital role in the human body.
- The churning feeling of pain gurgled up through his body as he tried to sit up.
- The effect of this long anticipated encounter reminded her of that light, numb feeling often experienced in dreams.
- I trust what I feel, and my intuition and the feeling that comes from sound and from sight.
- The cold feeling of slowly moving water slid over her, until there was only darkness.
2.1(sincere emotion)sentimiento masculineshe played the piece with real feeling — interpretó la pieza con mucho sentimiento
- At any rate, because of that feeling, it pains me somewhat to bring up this.
- His acting roles are typically all over the range, but usually have a sense of feeling to them.
- It all feels so lacking in genuine feeling, genuine emotion, genuine interest.
- He was going back to the place where there was no feeling, because emotion and love were not allowed.
- Do these schools have any idea of the feelings of revulsion a statement like that on their websites provokes?
- You couldn't imagine the warmth of this feeling if you had not been close to them.
- For Radhika art is not a handicraft, but the transmission of feeling she has experienced.
- Silence, when used appropriately and in context, will add emotion and feeling to the video.
- The whole show was precise and mathematical, but full of subtle light, warmth and feeling.
- This is a production created and played with great care and feeling, whose warmth will brighten any winter.
- It was like they were puppets or something of that sort, void of any feeling, any emotion, any life.
- All that feeling, emotion and fantasizing was wrapped up in a crude Marxist politics.
- He was still the quiet type, but in a confidant way, and you could sense the depth of feeling between them.
- Often you sense the underlying feeling of hostility among certain people working in the tourism trade.
- It is hard not to be affected by the songs when the lyrics and vocals carry such a genuine sense of feeling.
- Notice where the feelings are coming from and focus on how good it is to experience that feeling again.
- Competing at the world level gives me the opportunity to experience that feeling.
2.2(emotional sensation)sensación femininea feeling of joy/isolation — una sensación de alegría/aislamiento
- How can anger, or any other emotion or feeling, get someone to go against what they have deliberately resolved on doing?
- It's there, this feeling, so strong it suffocates me with every breath I take.
- One can be gripped by a vague feeling of claustrophobia, as if entering an underground tomb.
- While he denies he has a chip on his shoulder, this gut class feeling is a strong motivation behind his desire for success.
- He seemed shocked for a second but that emotion was soon taken over by the much stronger feeling of pain.
- There are so many in our price range we soon experienced the old familiar feeling of bewilderment bordering on mania.
- The strong feeling of love and the longing to commit is perfectly conveyed in marriage.
- There is always a vague feeling of inertia, a longing to go back to a country they have never seen.
- We wanted them to know what it felt like, so that they will never want to experience that feeling ever again.
- At the end of it all, though, there is a vague feeling of disquiet.
- That bad feeling was getting stronger and I was beginning to be angry.
- If showing our emotions leaves us feeling exposed and vulnerable, then why do it?
- Most of them possess no souls and an inhuman ability to disregard all forms of emotion and feeling.
- My strong gut feeling is that she wants you to break up with her, or she wants to prepare you for impending breakup.
- The April sun seemed to stir in him a vague feeling that he could not construe.
- Because it makes good evolutionary sense to get this feeling in your body when you're looking at the horror film.
- And if you fell in love with me so long ago it only makes this feeling stronger, right?
- We have all experienced that sickening feeling when you know you no longer have control of the vehicle you are driving.
- So strong was this feeling I went out and bought two dresses that day.
- She felt a burden lifting off her shoulders and smiled at the carefree feeling that permeated her senses.
2.3(affection)sentimiento masculinethe only feeling I have for you is one of pity — lo único que siento por ti / lo único que me inspiras es lástima
2.4feelings plural(sensitivity)sentimientos masculineit appeals to man's higher feelings — apela a los sentimientos más elevados del hombre
- The singer has an even, rounded tone, an apposite feeling for ornament and an ability to phrase with sprightly elegance.
- I think it's permissible, after working on your favourite virus for over 20 years, to develop some sort of feeling for it.
3.1(sentiment)sentir masculinebad / ill feeling — resentimiento masculine
3.2(opinion)opinión femininewhat are your feelings on the matter? — ¿tú que opinas del asunto?
- It illustrates how our society is unravelling, through the substitution of irrational feelings for demonstrable facts.
- When you are fifty, you constantly have this strong feeling that you are wasting your time.
- There's a strong general feeling among our members that consumers are not receptive to milk from cloned cows.
- There is then this strong feeling that if one is not actively involved in corruption, one is not corrupt.
- That's the trouble with feelings - they are irrational and highly personal.
- It is a state of mind, a feeling, an attitude that can be worn like a shamrock on a lapel.
- Then, although he belongs to his society, he changes it, presenting it with fresh feelings, fresh ideas.
- So going back to your opening remark, if people are willing to share this information with me, then I will do something with it, but all I get are very vague feelings.
- He saw more clearly than any of these other guys how strong that feeling was.
- I won't reveal to you my feelings about such an idea (although I'm sure you can imagine).
- I didn't have a real strong feeling about anything until I started playing music.
- They show a high respect for the feelings and beliefs of others.
- Businesses want dynamic, new and fresh ideas but my feelings are that a 20-year-old is unlikely to want to stay with one company.
- I want you to listen what he said, what his sense, what his feeling is right now.
- Far from being merely functional, it engages with the ideas and feelings of the people who see it around the world.
- The same feeling had been experienced by Russian intellectuals in 1917.
4.1(sensitivity, appreciation)(to have) a feeling for sth — saber apreciar algo
- you've no feeling for art — no tienes sensibilidad para lo artístico
4.2(intuition, impression)sensación feminineimpresión feminineI've a feeling that he knows already — tengo / me da la sensación / la impresión de que ya lo sabe
- I have a vague feeling that these different kinds and genres of rants will keep coming and going as this post progresses.
- I had a very strong feeling that if I moved into one particular flat my life would change dramatically.
- The search for new ideas stems from a feeling that things are running out of control.
- The enterprise seems foolhardy, and Stewart does not justify it beyond a vague feeling that he wants adventure.
- I have a feeling that in his opinion this ought to be done by the industry's representatives because they know the facts.
- I had a very strong feeling that there was someone or something in the cave with me.
- Throughout, there is a feeling that ideas are floating about in the same way that the characters do.
- You may have experienced that uncanny feeling of impending success.
- When the Hoopers joined us I had a very strong feeling that they would go onto to achieve great things.
- Sometimes, I just have a feeling that an idea is going to work, but Charlie wants to know why.
- As I walked down the half-busy streets to work this morning, I could sense the unnerving feeling that people had.
- At first after my trip to Vietnam, I really did have a real strong feeling that he would answer.
- Being right then is not a matter of having some recognizable state of mind, a sense or feeling of certainty.
- I had a vague feeling that we were kind of heading in that direction in our relationship, but I had expected him to say it first.
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