In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1vocación femininehe has a vocation for / to the priesthood — tiene vocación de sacerdote
- you missed your vocation! — ¡erraste la vocación!
- ‘Teaching is a vocation as well as a profession,’ is John's guiding principle.
- And I think at that time my vocation became very strong.
- I imagine that most people who go into the Police Service have a strong sense of vocation.
- The newspaper has a new astrologer and he found his vocation following careers in the Royal Navy, hotels and catering.
- And this pope actually had a deep influence on my own vocation to the priesthood.
- I commend the New Zealanders who continue to study for those professions, regardless of the many disincentives, because they have a vocation and a real desire to help others.
- Marty perceives his mentoring not as a career but as a vocation and a faith commitment.
- This is bleak because my career is neither a passion nor a vocation.
- He was born in a Kerry farming community in 1938 and, in his early 20s, he received his vocation to enter the priesthood.
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