In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mind/spirit) elevarI felt uplifted — se me elevó el espíritu
- It's freezing out, so it's not like you can poke your head outside and feel uplifted by all the warmth and sunshine.
- Nature may uplift us, but it also serves to detach us from the social world.
- He revised and uplifted our spirits at a time that was so, so very essential for the future of America.
- We want people to be uplifted and walk away with a big smile on their face and in their hearts.
- If you've benefitted the poor, and uplifted them, why, then you're moving the whole country in the right direction.
- Their spirits are uplifted as much by the concert on Saturday night as by the sermon on Sunday morning.
- The people went home, uplifted by what the priest said.
- Music can uplift you, sadden you, put you in the mood for romance, pump you up, or calm you down.
- When we are loving and strong in our relationships, we recognize that we have the power to make choices that will uplift us rather than bring us down.
- But if you do make the effort, it will uplift you.
- The news that he had been awarded the OBE in the New Year's Honours List was considerably more predictable than the result at the De Vere Belfry, which uplifted the nation and led to the biggest boom in the sport for generations.
- Witnessing or being around inspiring people can uplift you, but being kind yourself has its own benefits as well.
- Renowned for her compassionate nature, her many works have inspired and uplifted thousands of people over the years and one of her greatest friends was Beatrix Potter.
- Once I got past Bull Bay, the vistas of the azure seas uplifted my spirit.
- To be what they were: great discoverers who benefitted all humanity after them, great artists who uplifted all humanity after them.
- Her nationally praised seminars, articles, books have uplifted thousands of lives.
- I think he was a president that uplifted the office.
- Guru Hargobind uplifted their spirits with daily prayers and distributed much of his rations to them.
- This combination uplifted the spirits of every soul lucky enough to be allowed inside.
- How they have calmed my mind and uplifted my soul!
1(spiritual)exaltación feminineelevación feminine
- Mr. Turner and Mr. Hetherington were honoured ministers of the Methodist Church, strengthening the hands of all who were working for the uplift of all who would hear and listen.
- A trip to Malvern is always an uplift; even if you don't actually go anywhere, life there is laid back when compared with this speedy metropolis even now that we have moved out right to the edge of the city.
2(physical support)sostén masculinebefore noun uplift bra — sujetador armado masculine Spain
- The bra plays a clever double game: cleavage uplift to satisfy men, without making a woman feel like an obvious sex object.
- At the age of 25, she had created MJM, the company that produced the first gel-filled uplift bra.
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