In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fame)gloria feminineI mustn't take all the glory, everybody helped — el mérito no es solo mío, todos me ayudaron
- she deserved more of the glory than she in fact received — se merecía más honores de los que de hecho recibió
- I'm entitled to bask in a little reflected glory — tengo derecho a disfrutar un poco del triunfo ajeno
- If he survived this he would bring greater glory to himself.
- His greatest wish would be that they would carry the torch in the years ahead and lead his club to further honour and glory.
- The heroic deeds of this brave and noble Irishman have brought honour and glory to his native land.
- Prisons, for all their horrors, were about loyalty to the cause, about honour, about glory.
- It will be nice to see a good attendance showing support for this bunch of young fellows who have brought honour and glory to their parishes.
- If it's about glory, style and achievement than the current regime is a massive failure.
- Now its up to the bunch of players to regain the lost Olympic glory.
- The honour and glory of the colours were now fore-most in the players mind.
- On one hand, everyone had a chance for a little glory.
- The fact that they probably will is to be a short-lived glory.
- Straussians are believers in glory and honour - pre-modern values.
- Moreover, his character suggests that he was neither a power monger, nor a glory seeker.
- This terrifying vision fits perfectly well with the desire for honour and glory that the neo-conservative gentlemen covet.
- He also delighted in seeing the girls team achieve such honour and glory over the past five years.
- They came from two proud rival cities, with honour, glory and passion at stake.
- For club and county it is about bringing honour and glory to one's native heath, family, friends and neighbours and the people you were brought up with.
- We shall fight not for glory or honour, but for the very sovereignty of our kingdom!
- One can't help but suspect that the motive behind the Italian researcher's efforts is rooted in gaining glory and renown rather than altruism.
- Newspapers said she had showered her motherland with glory and honour, and dignitaries clamoured for her presence.
- This group of young lads are to be congratulated on bringing honour and glory to their parishes.
2(beauty, magnificence)esplendor masculinegloria feminineits former glory — su antiguo esplendor
- the glory of the system is that … — lo espléndido / lo maravilloso del sistema está en que …
- Bright blues, reds and yellows streak the canvas depicting beauty in all its glory.
- This system has been found to be the most suited for restoring to the art forms their former glory, by enabling revivals, innovations and creative elaboration.
- Experts predict that around $2 million will be needed to restore this majestic lady to her former glory.
- It is said that, Poseidon, the god of the seas, gave the sunken civilisation the power to exist and flourish beneath the sea, until it could be returned to its former glory.
- If we are successful, we can begin to restore this once majestic ancient woodland to its former glory.
- It has lost its Royal status but not his beauty and glory.
- The committee can feel proud of their efforts and this award is due recognition for the amount of hard work and time that was invested in restoring the Shrine to it's former glory so to speak.
- The eventual aim is to restore Swindon's stately home to its former Georgian glory.
- After the recent copious rains, it has regained its past glory and filled up almost to the brim.
- And, in its bizarre, magnificent glory, it's a startling and exciting sight.
- If Lottery backing is approved, a five-year project will see the grounds of the Georgian stately home restored to their former glory.
- We work very hard to restore this magnificent building to its former glory and this is a very obvious setback.
- The fabric of the century-old castle, built for a wealthy English industrialist, is crumbling and more than £5m needs to be spent to restore it to its former glory.
- The fountain, donated to the town in 1882 by textile giant George Courtauld, has been dismantled and taken away for renovation to be reinstated later in its former glory.
- The owners of the building that houses the main Post Office want to spend £100,000 on restoring the town centre landmark to its former glory.
- But when the sports teams fled and the hi-tech craze bottomed out taking so many lives with it, what was left was the shell of former economic glory.
- The great Chinese traveller Huien Tsang visited this place and wrote of its glory and beauty.
- Retaining its magnificence and glory, Surakarta Keraton, along with the Mangkunegaran Fort, has continued to serve as a symbol of Javanese culture.
- Work has begun to return a Scarborough beauty spot to its former glory with a £100,000 facelift by engineers.
- It is the original Atlantic Coastline station and has been restored to its original beauty and glory.
3(praise)gloria feminineglory to God in the highest — gloria a Dios en las alturas
- as exclamation glory be! — ¡bendito sea (el Señor)!
- As God's children, we are destined for nothing less than the glory of heaven.
- We give thanks for those whose gifts and labours have helped rebuild this holy place and to make it again an image of the glory of heaven.
- Hymns, praising the glories of heaven and the peace of all God's creatures in his halls.
- An infinite world of heavenly glory awaits us every time we lift our hearts up to heaven to worship Jesus and receive his love.
- For example, Christians generally believe that you will live in sedate glory alongside the Lord Almighty and his holy entourage in heaven.
- This is an example of the ways in which Satan and his followers attempt to mimic the glory and splendor of heaven in hell.
- To give too much attention to the world was to overlook part of the glory that lay in Heaven.
- All we can know is that we are poor lost sinners and Jesus Christ came from glory to save such.
- One side showed the resurrected Christ in full glory.
- The incentive of gaining glory and escaping hell - of desiring joy in heaven - is a perfectly valid and scriptural motivation.
- Every desire is either a devout or a distorted enticement to the glory of heaven.
- The only glory of which he has spoken will come in heaven, after his resurrection.
- The return of Christ in power and glory is the greatest expected future event.
- Christ comes in glory to make all creation whole and safe.
- They experience spiritual bliss and divine glory according to their individual spiritual capacities.
- As Jesus prays, heaven's glory opens and God's Spirit-dove descends upon him.
1(be proud of)to glory in sth/-ing — enorgullecerse de algo
- Yet I'm feeling sad for all those who cannot glory in the beauty of Spring because their hearts are filled with despair, hatred and revenge.
- Citizens of a newly formed Protestant nation that gloried in its hard won independence from Catholic Europe, they painted not for rich nobles, but for the common man.
- He is politically incorrect, and glories in it with ecstatic gloat.
- In Johnson's England ambitious politicians had been cloaking themselves in patriotism since the 1730s, and George III himself had begun his reign glorying in the name of Britain.
- It will leave you celebrating our national character and glorying in the beauty and oddness of the human spirit.
- Black-eyed and skeletal, she seemed to be almost glorying in her predicament.
- And not that we should be glorying in that; we shouldn't.
- Political relics of the 70s are fomenting a ‘stop the tour’ wave of hysteria, glorying in the echoes of their salad days.
- She relished combat and gloried in opposition.
- There is nothing that they want or are asking for; they just are glorying in their destructive power.
- Others take pride in an array of quality cookware, or glory in the grunt under the bonnet.
2(take pleasure in)to glory in sth/-ing — enorgullecerse de algo
- she gloried in her rival's pain — se regodeaba con el dolor de su rival
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