In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(undergo)(loss/defeat/damage/injury) sufrir(pain) padecer(pain) sufrir(hunger) padecer(hunger) pasarto suffer hardship — pasar necesidades
- That's the first political defeat he's suffered in 20 years in power.
- As an openly gay man in a much less tolerant era, he suffered constant abuse and rejection in his quest to ‘make them understand’.
- I feel like I should wear my battle wounds with pride, flaunt my sufferings, but I don't think I have suffered.
- No matter who deserves the blame for the blackout, the reality is people suffered, and so did the economy.
- I'm not sure the disbarment incrementally adds that much more to the punishment he's personally suffered.
- It gives me much pleasure to help keep open Francis House and other sanctuaries for suffering children whose parents can ill afford the ways and means of looking after them.
- He learnt a great deal about the sufferings, the courage and the strengths of the East European churches.
- This really struck a cord with me, she was deciding whether or not to go abroad to a country that would allow it but in the end she became a lot worse and suffered.
- All the poems are short paeans to the indomitable courage of ordinary suffering people.
- Too often, it's the children who appear to suffer most.
- The rest of us see suffering people who need help.
- Both sides suffered many casualties during their engagement.
- Japanese troops poured into the wartime capital city of Nanjing on 13 December 1937, after suffering heavy casualties in Shanghai.
- The physical and psychological sufferings of survivors tend to pale in comparison to the total number of victims.
- The joys and sufferings here are meant to test how we behave under different circumstances in life.
- They say the ministry has failed to stem the tide of the disease and also shown a considerable lack of concern for suffering farmers.
- They talk to us about their struggles in their native land and all that they endured and suffered to get to this country.
- Mr Thompson, who had an existing heart condition, suffered a mild heart attack following the assault but his consultant was unable to confirm the attack caused it.
- Older children may suffer personality changes from mild to the extreme.
- But despite their own personal suffering the couple were determined to give a loving home to children who so desperately needed it.
- I accept that I suffered the defendant to supply heroin from my premises although I informed him on numerous occasions that I did not want him to do so.
3literary(permit)to suffer sb to + inf — dejar que algn + subj
- she would not suffer him to come near her — no dejaba que se le acercase
1(experience pain, difficulty)sufrirto suffer in silence — sufrir en silencio
- to make sb suffer — hacer sufrir a algn
- to suffer for sth — sufrir las consecuencias de algo
- she suffered later for this rash decision — más tarde sufrió las consecuencias de esta precipitada decisión
- to suffer for one's sins — expiar sus (/ mis etc. ) culpas
- I drank too much last night and now I'm suffering for my sins — anoche bebí demasiado y ahora estoy sufriendo las consecuencias
2(be affected, deteriorate)(health/eyesight) resentirse(relationship/business/performance) verse afectado(performance/business/relationship) resentirse
3(be afflicted)sufrir depadecer de formalhe suffers from asthma — padece de asma formal
- he still suffers from the wound — todavía le duele (/ le molesta etc. ) la herida
- I suffer dreadfully from shyness — soy terríblemente tímido
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