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(emotion)pasión femininehe played with passion — tocó apasionadamente / con pasión
- she spoke with passion — habló con vehemencia / ardor
- passions were aroused by the controversy — la polémica exaltó los ánimos
- Passion is essential for this strong commitment, without passion there is no real direction and vision is short-lived.
- And, of course, probably the most important issue is that you've actually got to have a really strong passion for what you want to do.
- The prospect of war has roused strong passions, drawing politicians and public figures into pro and anti positions.
- It makes my passion stronger to find other choices.
- This obvious political charade does not engender strong passion.
- Week after week I read the letters and such a strong sense of passion is evident in the words of so many people.
- In addition to education in specific areas of interest, one should also have a strong innate passion and interest for the profession.
- He would always have a strong, fiery passion for whatever he believed in, and at times, it could get a little overwhelming.
- When such passion burns strong, one will risk all.
- Its true nature is often obscured by strong emotions like anger and passion.
- For a leader, this calls for commitment, a sense of passion and a strong drive to work for the underprivileged and the very poor at the grassroots.
- This madness went will with the eccentric enthusiasm of hundreds of people gathered, filling the whole atmosphere with a strong current of passion and action.
- I appreciate his focus, insight and passion, but take strong exception to his analytical framework.
- But I think Kate got her passion, her strong feelings from approval of what here mother was doing.
- The convergence of holiness and physical passion carries as strong a charge in this gem-like painting as it does in The Song of Songs itself.
- There was a certain complexity to the music, but it was - without a doubt - filled with passion and emotion.
- Within the context of modernity, the autonomous artist, as a creative being, explores varying moods, passion, sentiments and emotions.
- Particular passion was aroused by the demand that firefighters be designated as such, and identified by their engine companies.
- In Finland, anger, passion and emotion suggest you're not in control.
- Struggling to co-ordinate the microphone and loudspeakers, it all looked a bit amateur, but at the same time I appreciated the emotion, passion and integrity of the moment.
1.2(love, enthusiasm)pasión femininecrime of passion — crimen pasional masculine
- a night of passion — una noche de pasión
- golf is his ruling passion — el golf es su gran pasión / la pasión de su vida
- he has a passion for music/Wagner — le apasiona la música/Wagner
- Li looked at her wife, whom he had once loved with such passion, and a pain shot through his ice cold heart.
- Simply put, we have the right people who have a passion for the music.
- And if we had to depend on reason and reproductive technology rather than sexual passion to produce the next generation, we'd be in trouble.
- I have the greatest of admiration for people who have a passion for politics.
- Although the kiss was brief, she could feel his intense passion.
- Now art and green politics are again interwoven in an innovative project, involving hundreds of ordinary people who share a passion for trees and knitting.
- Erotic love and sexual passion are not things that simply happen to people; you can learn to create them over your lifetime with the same lover.
- Youngsters with a passion for music relished the Devizes Summer School held last week at Southbroom Junior School.
- In 90 minutes of compelling drama, the actors explore the impossible intricacies of love, domesticity and sexual passion.
- But behind your reserved exterior lies a dedicated person with a passion for the concrete truth who wants to, in his heart of hearts, help find missing children.
- Organisations can start by hiring people with a passion for their business.
- He is as implacable in giving life as he is in taking it; as responsible for the exhilaration of sexual passion as he is for its diminution and loss.
- Perhaps those who still crave sexual passion after 60 didn't get enough of it when they were younger.
- Leading the service, the reverend described Mr Jackson as ‘the most energetic of people’ with a passion for life.
- Last month, my husband returned from a business trip in Europe, he was hotter than ever before, with more passion and sexual energy than he'd had for years.
- The question of sexual passion in late life and what a much older man has to offer a younger woman, apart from the status that traditionally makes him more attractive, is treated very coyly here.
- The process of accumulating sounds of words and elements of sexual passion as if they were notes of a recurring tune informs the sequential movement of the whole poem.
- You meet collectors and curators and people who have a passion for the arts.
- And he's got his horses, which he breeds for racing, and a passion for good wine.
- Conversing with Iglehart for any length of time, reveals a passion for the people and place of India, a place where he continues to visit on a regular basis.
- Is this true of a young person with a passion for writing books?
- She is the epitome of what sexual passion is supposed to signify.
- Katerina's soul-destroying loneliness and violent sexual passion is expressed in music of soaring lyricism.
- Quite the contrary - friendship, love, and sexual passion can all take many forms, and they are likely to be expressed in strong ways in any imaginable society.
- The founder of perhaps Scotland's only quality independent wine merchant is expanding the business and needs people with a passion for the grape and the grain.
- One or both of you begins to feel suffocated, and the intense vulnerability of sexual passion that was so easy in the early days becomes impossible.
- But he came with a wealth of knowledge, an abundance of enthusiasm and a passion for the club where his career had kicked off 30 years earlier.
- The court was told Mr Jones was a popular young man with a large group of friends who had a passion for music and skateboarding.
- What passes without comment, though, what is accepted as a given, are modern notions of romantic love, the truth of sexual passion.
- My teachers are dedicated and professional people who have a passion for the subjects they teach, going beyond the call of duty in the support they provide to help students reach their full potential.
- Lancaster is surrounded by wonderful landscapes and the area is full of people with a passion for the outdoors.
- Pair an obsession with organization with a passion for how people think and value… and you get information architecture.
- Two galleries who partnered with auto dealers found that luxury car enthusiasts also have a passion for art
- Even if there was no formal ceremony and no icon to celebrate it, they were bound together by something stronger than erotic passion and he claims substantial credit for maintaining her rule.
- Woven into the long days of station work for the Angus family and their crew is the camaraderie of shared interests - particularly a passion for beef and a love of horses.
- Their relationship was always filled with this intense passion.
- He watched her face as their passion became more intense.
- Victoria and Albert came to love each other with a strong physical passion, yet she hated pregnancy, childbirth, babies, and children.
- You really have to have enthusiasm for that, a passion for it.
- He was a teenager in the grip of a strong, young passion, and Bess was his unattainable beloved.
1.3(rage)ira femininecólera masculineto be in a passion — estar fuera de sí
- to fly into a passion — montar en cólera
- in a fit of passion — en un arrebato de ira
2Religionthe Passion — la Pasión
- the St Matthew Passion — la Pasión según San Mateo
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