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(extravagance, luxury)an occasional cigar is my only indulgence — un puro de vez en cuando es el único lujo que me permito
1.2(partaking)too much indulgence in anything is bad — es malo abusar de cualquier placer
- Is this writing, then, some kind of solipsistic indulgence conducted purely for your own benefit?
- ‘We appeal to you to guard against excessive indulgence and lack of discernment in behavioural patterns,’ he said.
- If this is indulgence, then indulge me, because I'm impressed and fascinated.
- I think this neglect of graphic design as a serious discipline is the fact that it is seen mainly as based on aesthetic indulgence.
- She would never let him get away with such indulgence in self-pity.
- It might not be the most impressive show in the festival, but it's precisely the sort of experimental, self-regarding indulgence that I'd expect in Venice.
- This post is a sad observation inspired by what I find to be excessive indulgence in predictory politics in the previous post in this weblog.
- I'll bet most of you reading this can relate to the struggle back and forth: indulgence vs. virtue, comfort food vs. fitness fuel.
- Many items came complete with copper food warmers, and the entire evening was one of indulgence (and overindulgence at times).
- First and foremost, Antony writes for himself, but this it is no selfish indulgence.
- Students showed a greater disposition to disclose indulgence in these behaviors to peers and others outside the family than to those within it.
- And we will have contributed a good deal of pain, cruelty and selfish indulgence to the karma of the universe.
- But the mood is not one of back-slapping indulgence and self-congratulation.
- Now, by love I don't mean indulgence or sentimentality.
- The city of indulgence and excess will be this summer's location for the largest annual scientific forum and food technology exposition.
- It was either taught in parables or using horror messages to discourage young people from ‘premarital’ sexual indulgence.
- The very measures that are supposed to protect our young people from over indulgence of self-abuse habits are in fact the lures that draw them into it.
- King is indulging his imagination, and we have to indulge his indulgence if we're going to enjoy this.
2.2(tolerance)indulgencia feminineshe showed great indulgence toward her grandson — era muy complaciente con su nieto
- So the starting point of the law is an essentially agnostic view of religious beliefs and a tolerant indulgence to religious and cultural diversity.
- But often there's a slightly patronising tone, a hint of indulgence.
- The US had once looked upon Japanese ambitions with a level of sympathy, even indulgence.
- We are in the era of guarded opulence and while heads are rolling in town, a certain level of indulgence continues to continue in Napoleon's France.
- Inside, the new-style voting forms were being accepted with the slightest shrug of indulgence; it changes, it stays the same.
- If we had, we would not treat blatant apologists for the Soviet Union with fond indulgence and even respect.
- Unfortunately, this talent had a weak side: her inclination toward indulgence and spoiling her little darlings.
- To be able to look at childhood fantasies with indulgence and optimism is a lot about recognising the child in all of us.
- They prepared proper accommodations and obtained special indulgences for the pilgrims so that their visit would be as spiritual as possible.
- Moreover, it was not necessary to travel to St. Peter's, as these indulgences were granted to those who prayed in front of a representation of the Vera Icon as well.
- The practice of granting indulgences - remission of punishment for sins through the intercession of the Church - already had a long history.
- Being a student of medieval history, I've been aware for a long time of the doctrine of plenary indulgences within the Catholic Church.
- In what way does it differ from the sale of indulgences in the 16th century which brought great discredit to the church?
- There have also been grumblings about charges and tithes collected by churches - indulgences being one case.
- As it is, relics and indulgences seem to be trivial grounds for the radical actions that follow.
- Basically if you knew that you had sinned you would wait until a pardoner was in your region selling an indulgence and purchase one.
- Indeed, as Richard points out, the plenary indulgence first given to the Crusaders soon ceased to be the primary motive for undertaking a Crusade.
- I like the idea of sales of indulgences making a comeback, though!
- Pay-per-view religion is a very contemporary idea and offers a new way to charge for indulgences.
- The Reformation erupted over just this issue in the sale of indulgences.
- Surely Paul was not thinking of the crisis over 16th-century indulgences when he wrote about ‘faith alone’.
- Most especially Luther disputed the sale of indulgences whereby, as Luther perceived, believers might buy forgiveness for themselves or their departed relatives.
- The ‘treasures of the Church,’ out of which the Pope grants indulgences, are not sufficiently named or known among the people of Christ.
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