In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sinner) arrepentidohe is thoroughly repentant — está profundamente arrepentido
- repentant for sth — arrepentido de algo
- Picture a Julius Caesar recovered from his murderous assault to confront a repentant Brutus, who must painfully work out the consequences of his actions.
- So we can sympathize with the older woman's conundrum over the repentant ex-husband: we can forgive, but can we forget?
- She tried to ignore how adorable he looked, all contrite and repentant.
- When Dunia returns to her father's grave and breaks down in tears, the reader can surmise that she is ashamed and repentant.
- He later gave bread to the poor, which upset his mother; she subsequently died, and he felt guilty and repentant - that his action of giving bread was somehow the cause.
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