In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rezarorar formallet us pray — oremos formal
- they pray to many deities — rezan a muchos dioses
- to pray for sb/sth — rezar / rogar por algn/algo
- they prayed for the victims/their souls — rezaron / rogaron por las víctimas/sus almas
- let us pray to God for strength — pidámosle / roguémosle a Dios que nos dé fuerzas
- to pray for rain — rezar para que llueva
- let's pray for an easy paper — recemos para que nos toque un examen fácil
- to be past praying for — no tener salvación
1Religionshe prayed that God might help them — rogó a Dios que los ayudara
- I pray (to) God he's all right — Dios quiera que no le haya pasado nada
1pray be seated — por favor tomen asiento
- and what, pray (tell), is the point of this? — ¿y qué sentido tiene esto, si se puede saber?
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