In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(will)testamento masculinethe last will and testament of … — el testamento y última voluntad de …
2.1Testamentthe Old/New Testament — el Antiguo/Nuevo Testamento
2.2literary (covenant)legado masculine
- The testament / covenant was based on pistis, the trust fund that God established with Abraham.
- Deuteronomy is cast as the last testament of Moses to the people, prior to his death and the entry of the people into the Land under Joshua.
3formal(proof)testimonio masculineto be a testament to sth — ser testimonio de algo
- The fact that this film is still as affecting 25 years on, is only testament to its quality.
- If this is true, it is a testament to the fact that advances in technology do not always represent progress for humankind.
- Both the Coach and Horses, in High Street and The Hope, in West Street, are both still serving today and stand as a testament to the area's lively heritage.
- It is a testament to the book's quality that one can disagree with its thesis while thoroughly enjoying its argument and prose.
- The strength of the customer base is testament to the product quality.
- Belinda is a very courageous person and she is testament to the fact that people do survive cancer.
- Equally impressive are her empowering lyrics, which, at their best, are testaments to personal battles won.
- This production of Big Love is a testament to the quality of SFU's theatre program.
- It is a testament to the quality of the actors that they were able to wring rudimentary sympathy out of this stupefying script.
- The tale is a testament to the fact that the past cannot be reclaimed once lost.
- The perilous trials observed by all involved in order to organize this event constitute another testament to the enduring appeal of the bard.
- It will stand as a testament (like the sound they created) to their importance in the world of music.
- Thankfully, his many films and performances will live on as testaments to his great talent.
- But Kimbrough's music is what this compilation is all about, and this tribute is a testament to the power of his songwriting.
- This 1972 short serves as a worthy testament to Larkin's endless imagination and mastery of movement and composition.
- There's plenty of research now which bears testament to the fact that our emotions can have far-reaching consequences for our physical health.
- The sportsmanship amongst the players was absolutely marvellous and the whole event was a testament to how popular snooker remains.
- Keith's achievements have made him something of a role model, bearing testament to the fact that his disability is incidental to his life.
- As well as thanking the Royal Hospital for Nigel's excellent care, Sue also wants the marathon to serve as a testament to the courage of her friends.
- They respond with some fine, committed playing, a testament to the fine quality of this orchestra.
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