In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1profeta masculineprofetisa femininethe prophets of doom — los catastrofistas / agoreros
- These historians have set themselves up as prophets blessed with a vision denied to ordinary Australians.
- It just goes to show that the prophets of doom never sleep.
- Throughout human history there had always been self-proclaimed prophets who have predicted the end of the world.
- For him, artists at their best are like Romantic heroes engaged with insurmountable crises or like prophets of a gauzy future.
- This is what the prophets of doom have been waiting for.
- At times, prophets were called to predict the future.
- But her detractors are wrong in demanding that she have both an artist's vision and a prophet's precognition.
- Then, just as it seemed the prophets were predicting a dire season for Melrose, the Greenyards men produced arguably the best try of the game.
- It does not need a prophet to predict that history presented that way will encourage many readers to dig deeper.
- You don't have to be a prophet to predict what happens next.
- At key moments in her writing, it is clear that she recognized herself as a visionary and a prophet of the first order.
- On that Great Day of which prophets speak but in which they do not truly believe, on that day when the world is completely cleansed of evil, then I, too, will go down into darkness, swallowing curses.
- It is the prophet's and visionary's belief that poetry expresses truth, even at the expense of beauty.
- This novel proves that he is not only a literary Goliath, but also a modern-day prophet who has his fingers on the pulse of the contemporary world, able to predict its vital beats.
- World crude oil prices have not risen with ‘free market’ supply and demand, confounding all the prophets of doom or boom.
- It means accepting and hoping that the doors of the future should be wide open to the present beyond all the failures, declines, and catastrophes predicted by strange prophets.
- Which of our revered and vastly over-paid technology prophets predicted that people would be able to earn money sending text messages from their mobile phones?
- There are still those who refuse to believe the prophets of doom.
- He has annexed citizens' goodwill, not in fiscal speak but in a prophet's rhetoric, or even a poet's.
- Worse yet, we play prophets, trying to predict what might or might not be going on in the minds of complex men and what might happen as a result.
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