In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(child) consentir(child) mimar(desire/appetite) satisfacerthey indulge her every whim — le consienten todos los caprichos
- it doesn't hurt to indulge oneself every now and again — es bueno darse algún gusto de vez en cuando
- Whether I had fooled my mom, or whether she simply indulged me, I didn't know for sure.
- More than anything else, I remember how simple that life was, how few demands there were on my time, how easy it was to indulge my scattergun interests.
- Jean has been able to indulge her interest in art and nature, wellness, writing, reading, swimming, and walking.
- As companies competed to indulge this yearning, they began to elaborate mass production into mass customization.
- His parents, Jack and Sarah, indulged him in this obsession.
- There are more, but I think you've indulged me enough for one evening.
- This is because rich societies can afford to indulge their environmental interests and movements.
- And here I hope you'll indulge me, I'm going to break the time frame of December 1941 but for reasons I think you'll find understandable.
- Does she feel rather dashing, a bona fide member of someone else's generation, or is she merely indulging her younger and stupider staff?
- I smiled at her, misunderstanding, thinking I was indulging her.
- A teacher realised this and every two weeks she'd indulge me and let me write a play for the class.
- His luck in being an actor also gave him the chance to spend time indulging his interest in foreign policy and social activity.
- I love movies where the plot is just driven on dialogue, so this movie indulged me.
- For recreation he played the violin, read widely, painted, dined with the local gentry, and, it seems, indulged his considerable interest in women.
- But for the most part, Mann is amazed that he is still able to indulge his interests for a living.
- After a year of reflection afforded by the grant, Clarke found work in Europe, indulging her love of music and opera.
- I indulged him, nodding my head ever so often and even paying attention to certain parts.
- This is a good time for you, the caregiver, to get things done, catch up on your rest, or indulge your own interests.
- Now you're with someone who won't indulge you at all.
- The Camorra flattered and indulged him, while the police and press stayed silent.
- However, the British, having adequate pasture for mature cattle, have generally been able to indulge their preference for beef.
- And now, dear reader, indulge me as I recycle some material I wrote twelve years ago, recounting the events of two years earlier.
- Kris grunted, ‘Well why don't you tell me about your past and perhaps I'll indulge you with my deep dark secrets.’
- But they mocked it in a sufficiently understated manner that, if you'll indulge me, I'm going to try to get a little more mileage out of it.
- Ahmed spares no expense in indulging his family's interest.
- To compensate for the harshness of his life, his mother indulged him.
- I can't decide whether or not to ignore his advice in favour of indulging my desire to have something pretty.
- My maker indulged me in this little secret while I was still young and I used it wisely.
- My husband indulges my new interest, glad I think for the new lease of life it has given me.
- When I took the reins, I was able to indulge my own interest in history and start doing research.
- You will be able to indulge your liking for cinema and music.
- And yet behind each story of a pampered auteur lurks the story of the producer who indulged him.
- The business community is funky and its members like to indulge their interests in the city.
- They can then indulge their particular interests, whenever they like, wherever they like, and as often as they like.
- It was the first time he had enough land - 16,000 square feet - to indulge his love for gardening, a passion that started when he was a boy in Trinidad.
- For example. he indulges us with a discussion of his average childhood.
- When our parents' generation indulges us and blames itself, this doesn't take anybody very far.
- In discussing psychiatry and the arts, I cannot resist indulging my interest in psychiatry and film.
- I hated it and I knew I wanted to be in the kitchen, so in 1956 I headed straight for Paris to work in a patisserie, indulging my love of sugar and sweetness.
- She came along for the laugh and indulged us by taking the photos.
1to indulge in sth — permitirse algo
- she indulges in the occasional glass of sherry — de vez en cuando se permite una copita de jerez
- a cigarette? — no, thank you, I don't indulge — ¿un cigarrillo? — no, gracias, no tengo ese vicio
- It's difficult to let go of those inhibitions because they feel guilty about indulging too heartily or allowing themselves too much pleasure.
- Do you stay away from alcohol or allow yourself to indulge once in a while?
- You may indulge and enjoy some forbidden pleasures but cannot deceive yourself for long.
- Louis didn't much care for alcohol and only usually indulged on special occasions.
- On this day, since I planned to not leave the house all day, I decided to indulge and drink two cups of coffee.
- However this has generally not been a problem on the few occasions I have indulged.
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