In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(self-gratifying)demasiado indulgente consigo mismoque se permite excesos
- Should I be congratulated for being a self-indulgent hedonist?
- Predictably, the Australian news media has indulged in a frenzy of self-indulgent commentary on the issue.
- Possibly, this sympathy could appear somewhat self-indulgent, or over-dramatic, if not actually absurdly histrionic.
- Americans are no more self-indulgent in their purchases of health care than they are in their purchases of appliances or cars.
- Extravagant, self-indulgent and impulsive, the teenage King led a very glamorous, lavish lifestyle.
- This norm encourages people to add a lot of extraneous self-indulgent stuff because they see the guests as a captive audience.
- It seems a trifle self-indulgent to enjoy such esoteric pleasure in the midst of so much want.
- What a self-absorbed, self-obsessed, self-indulgent, bratty generation of adults we have become.
- The music sounds like it was an afterthought, and the singer's dead-sober seriousness is self-indulgent and boring.
- It felt self-indulgent and a bit embarrassing.
- Sensual and self-indulgent, they will pursue their pleasures as ardently and lustfully as they pursue their professional endeavors.
- As for extras, the self-indulgent dynamic just keeps on chugging along.
- From feminist separatists to hippy dropouts and self-indulgent hedonists, the movement soon fragmented.
- What a message to us, with our extravagant, self-indulgent, hedonistic Western lifestyles.
- Hedonistic, self-indulgent, voluptuous societies succumb to their enemies and go under.
- This brings support to the idea that the consumption patterns of French-Canadians are more hedonistic and self-indulgent.
- You are self-indulgent, and frequently too indulgent of others, as well.
- Citizens of rich countries may be self-centred and self-indulgent, but things are not quite as horrible as some would have us believe.
- Celebrity worship may be simple-minded, self-indulgent and craven, but heads of state should not expect to get off so lightly.
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