In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1premonición femininepresentimiento masculineshe had a premonition — tuvo una premonición / un presentimiento
- to have a premonition of sth/that … — tener el presentimiento de algo/de que …
- I had strong premonitions of doom, the unmistakable feeling I was walking into a trap.
- The prince searches for her through the white night of St. Petersburg, his mind full of confusion, premonitions and anxiety, as on the eve of an attack.
- There is a mystery lurking in Julie's past, a dead body in the pool house, a wizened dwarf all dressed in black: omens, premonitions, suspicions that things are not what they seem.
- Marriage is a very real commitment and is devoid of the romantic notions and premonitions we have about it, and that we carry before engagement.
- It can indicate premonitions or other intuitions about what is to come.
- A chill, in accordance with all the cliches about premonitions and fears, went up my spine. I got up on the counter.
- She glanced at Bev and realized her friend was worried about the premonition.
- My cousin's wife spent last night talking about horrible premonitions and it didn't take much to convince my cousin that they would be better off at home.
- Perhaps my visions are premonitions… though I doubt it greatly.
- I am quite sure that you should not worry too much about your premonitions.
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