In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Dios masculineGod be with you — vaya (usted) con Dios dated
- God helps those who / as help themselves — ayúdate que Dios te ayudará
1.2God! — ¡Dios (santo)!
- God Almighty! — ¡bendito sea Dios!
- God, I was terrified! — ¡Dios / Jesús, qué miedo pasé!
- oh, God, I don't know! — ¡y yo qué sé!
- by God, I'll make him do it! — ¡como que me llamo Ana (or Carlos etc.) que lo va a hacer!
- dear God! — ¡Dios mío!
- dear God, please let them be all right! — Dios mío, que no les pase nada
- my God, he's got a nerve! — ¡Dios, qué cara tiene!
- I wish to God I hadn't come — ojalá no hubiera venido
- I hope to God it never happens — Dios quiera que nunca suceda
- would to God that I had never met her — ¡maldita sea la hora en que la conocí!
2god(deity, idol)dios masculinenow he's boss, he's become a little tin god — ahora que es director se ha convertido en un pequeño dictador
- The gracious God allowed Adam and Eve to live, though he banished them from the Garden of Eden.
- She asks the professor if he believes that there is a God who created the Universe and guides His creation.
- She was advised to pray to the God of the Christians, who has power over all spirits.
- Boris goes to his death knowing that there is a God and that the universe has a meaning.
- However, the Christian belief is that God created a man to have sex with a woman.
- What if the God at issue is the Trinitarian God of Christian worship and theology?
- Its difficult for us to neatly categorise Jesus, this love of God, as a Christian or a Jew.
- The same God who sent ravens to feed his prophet had used the most unlikely person in the town to meet our need.
- For in order to save us in such a way as to satisfy himself, God through Christ substituted himself for us.
- Our boldness should proclaim the mercy of God in Christ, even as it condemns evil in the world around us.
- From moral relativism to denying the unique moral authority of God was a short step.
- We have a place in the universe God has created, and we are fully subject to its processes.
- Even the Christian God at times would come into my dreams and makes himself known.
- Both had wide platforms built around them in stone and mud, with three images of entwined snake gods embedded in the mud, close to the tree trunks.
- Never the less she saw on the front of the golden band it was one of the dragon god's symbols.
- Yeah but this still doesn't answer the origin of the animal gods.
- I suppose that he is now in a place that his Christian God feels is his just retirement.
- It is vital that the churches know God through Christ and the gospel of grace.
- Christianity is what God has done for man in seeking him and reaching down to help him.
- You're likely to by killed by a pant-dampening array of ferocious animal gods.
- All of us are sinful, we have all done wrong and this separates us from our creator God.
- Worshipping the true God is an authentic act of resistance to all forms of idolatry.
- A mountain is god, a river is god, and animals have natural and supernatural values.
- Nanak says God is the Creator and He Himself explains His Command to the true devotees.
- In God's providence he had the opportunity to do something about this that July.
3gods pluralTheatrethe gods — el gallinero
- I feel robbed at not having the chance of sitting in the gods humming along with the line quoted below.
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