In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(declared)(socialist) declarado(christian) profeso
- By which they both meant that any professed happiness must swiftly pass, strained through gritted teeth.
- Could we not argue instead that his professed beliefs merely reflect the needs of the hour?
- A professed lesbian and the only daughter to have left home, she is now a successful university professor who has no intentions of leaving her life in Minneapolis.
- I'm a devout monarchist, a professed atheist, and I'm working on my fourth novel.
- By contrast, professed believers claim that only bodily processes cease at death - some kind of spiritual/mental existence continues.
- This revival began with a deep conviction of sin on the part of the professed people of God, the members of the Jewish church.
- They could call me to account when my actions didn't match my professed beliefs.
- Diplomacy is often compared to poker, even when conducted between professed friends.
- The Malaysian-born Sebastian is a Pentecostal Christian teacher from Adelaide, and professed virgin.
- How many professed atheists are there in Congress?
- As discussed below, there are relatively few votes at issue here; it is fair to infer that, notwithstanding their professed confidence, the Democrats are expecting a very tight Senate race.
- Bottoms's own professed interest in Jung also invites that particular psychological approach.
- His professed love for things other than club-friendly material might be an indication of where Page's head is at, why it's not yet lost in the clouds of high-paying gigs and international renown.
- In spite of their professed desire to modernize, many Qing officials believed that the basic principles of Chinese statecraft were based on Confucian prescriptions.
- The way this has been announced contrasts sharply with their professed belief in partnership.
- After seeing him close his mouth, I abruptly turned away and resumed staring at the idiotic carvings of professed lovers, etched into my desk.
- Fortunately, there seems to be little evidence that Prendergast's team of translators shares his professed desire to rough Proust up a bit.
- It's harder yet to grasp its significance: the rant against the Roman Antichrist, the intolerance to all outside God's true church, the professed loyalty to the King's Majesty are now alien.
- He was, for a time, the ‘boy lover’ of the notorious Victoria Woodhull, herself a professed rebel.
- That sort of unintended leverage greatly sweetened the deal on behalf of the professed owners, a lot more than the intruders cared to admit to each other.
2(purported)(friend) supuesto(friend) pretendido
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