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(close friendship)intimidad feminineto be on terms of intimacy with sb — tener intimidad con algn
- My entire life over the last ten years had been not being close to people, avoiding intimacy and close friendship because I knew that it wouldn't last.
- Neither can he, an only child, penetrate the deep intimacy between his parents.
- And in the bulk of trials where the provocation defence was run, are we talking about some kind of relationship intimacy between the victim and the accused?
- The intimacy between them makes them weak and they surrender to each other's lust.
- Can we infer, then, a degree of intimacy between them?
- In this way, expressions of intimacy between men and women are limited to non-exploitative relationships of total commitment.
- The intimacy between them is frequently very touching.
- That also will create a distance as well as a friendly intimacy between the two of you.
- They talk about how they have come to see the Eucharist in a whole new light, as a joyful experience of intimacy with a close friend.
- Our conversation made me feel there was an even greater intimacy between us.
- The powerful fear of intimacy between men is ineluctably present, but it doesn't win out over the boys' youthful hearts.
- It's an excuse for a kind of intimacy between the members of the band, and between the band and the audience.
- We learned through them that the quality of the friendship and intimacy affects the nature of conflict in a very big way.
- It's a striking moment, both for the sheer intimacy between the characters and the hopelessness of their predicament.
- The first of three pivotal scenes in this film is a moment of intimacy between Jack and Tyler when they confide that their fathers are distant and disengaged.
- Sharing your shortcomings creates intimacy and fosters close relationships.
- We have found that this method leads to terrific solutions that we both ‘buy into’ and which further increase the trust and intimacy between us.
- As a matter of fact, sex is affirmed by sociologists as a source of pleasure and shared intimacy between husband and wife.
- Beth believed those women were deluded, but nevertheless, she saw how intimacy between two people was never quite erased.
- Sex is a profound experience of intimacy between two people.
1.2formal euphemistic (sexual relations)relaciones íntimas feminine euphemistic
- These factors have implications for intimacy and sexuality.
- The Sexual Attitudes Scale was designed to measure attitudes about sexual behavior and the place of sexual intimacy in relationships.
- Be close - build and maintain emotional and sexual intimacy in your relationship.
- For example, God still says that marriage needs to come before sexual intimacy.
- Some fulfill their desire for sexual intimacy within a long-term committed relationship.
- Have older gays lost touch with the value of sexual intimacy?
- Or is sexual intimacy such an important part of an adult relationship that impotence should be viewed as a problem that should and now can be cured?
- For virgins, the issue of timing is more evident because they have not met the cultural deadline of sexual intimacy with a partner.
- These benefits do not flow from other living arrangements, even if sexual intimacy is an element.
- Siva's young followers are taught to protect their chastity as a treasure and to save sexual intimacy for their future spouse.
- There were times when it was hard, when one or other of us would be crying out for more, be it moving in, or more often a cry for the delights of sexual intimacy.
- Many of my old inhibitions resurfaced now that I faced the risks of sexual intimacy.
- Yet many of our opponents argue that we ought to forsake sexual intimacy in favor of celibacy.
- It could not be more clear that research must be conducted on the relative status of sexual intimacy in the minds of persons engaged in different kinds of procreative activity.
- Many people consider sexual intimacy to be only or most appropriate in marriage.
- At the time of the survey, sexual intimacy no longer occurred in their relationships.
- In other words, not all opportunities for intimacy or sexual interaction may be perceived as equally desirable or rewarding.
- These results suggest that stereotypes of older persons as not interested in sexual intimacy are wrong.
- One of the greatest sources for holiness can be found during moments of physical intimacy between husband and wife.
- What are the implications of achieving sexuality before intimacy?
1.3(of atmosphere)intimidad femininein the intimacy of one's own home — en la intimidad de su (or mi etc.) hogar
- These were ingenious tactics that created an atmosphere of intimacy - and produced an ultimate irony.
- Despite the monumental scale of the program and spaces, this church retains a sense of warmth and intimacy.
- But because rooms measure no more than 180 square feet, they maintain a sense of intimacy.
- The meditative mood and ethereal atmosphere of the painting create an aura of intimacy that counters the epic scale of its composition.
- Apart from the fresh air and exercise, there's a real sense of intimacy with your surroundings when you travel by bike, a feeling of closeness and access that other forms of transport simply cannot provide.
- The boats are 12-to 22-berth vessels, so there's a greater sense of intimacy than on the typical Caribbean cruise.
- Gas lamps and good quality mahogany furniture provided an atmosphere of warmth and intimacy.
- Do not be put off by my description of the bare red brick walls and ceiling, because somehow they lend an atmosphere of cosiness and intimacy.
- Lighter colours on the walls, such as pale yellows, give a fresh look - though darker colours give a greater sense of intimacy.
- Soft carpets and fabrics convey a sense of warmth, intimacy, and privacy.
- All in all, though, the meal was excellent and the surroundings dark and sleek enough to induce a pleasing sense of intimacy.
- ‘We offer signed books, which create a sense of intimacy and pride for the clients,’ said Harris.
- An atmosphere of warmth and intimacy is created, and long-held bodily tensions are released.
- To sense the loss of privacy and dignity, we must first feel that they existed; regrettably, the set does not create the necessary sense of domestic intimacy.
- The single dancing flame in the center of the table created an atmosphere of intimacy.
- The cheeky, Spanish gig-a-long ‘A Minha Menina’ injected some needed intimacy into the atmosphere with a throng of dancers and not a mosh pit in sight.
- This has the similar sense of intimacy on the move, exploiting the car's singular potential as a partly private, partly public place.
- The main dining area is sectioned off with opaque glass windows and sheer curtains that give a sense of intimacy matched by the gracious service.
- He says it is difficult to achieve a sense of intimacy in such a large museum, but he feels it succeeds because of the commitment of the project team.
1.4(of knowledge)her intimacy with the details of the report — su familiaridad con los detalles del informe
- I was surprised at the intimacy of his acquaintance with the subject — me sorprendió lo impuesto que estaba en el tema
2intimacies pluralintimidades femininemasculine arrumacos
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