In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(goods) material(desires) mundano
- All the above men wanted a more spiritual and less worldly religion.
- The pride of worldly success will not bring any lasting peace and can quite easily destroy a person's soul.
- In a culture that measures everything in terms of size, success, and influence, we have to say no to these worldly values as well.
- From his seat in exile at Rumtek, he had built a spiritual and worldly empire with millions of followers and extensive assets.
- Franklin's recognition of ceramics and silver as potent symbols of worldly success rang true.
- He had discovered a middle way, free from attachment to either worldly or spiritual identity.
- Honour, duty and order had always driven him, and earned him worldly success despite that relative lack of ambition.
- Her response is to renegotiate the boundaries between spiritual faith and worldly economies.
- The appeal was to civic conscience rather than worldly vanity: someone had to perform this important task.
- Religion advocates that we must renounce all worldly material things and become ascetics.
- During the walk in the dark you are meant to let go of worldly concerns.
- But another part of me says that you can't split the spiritual and the worldly quite so easily.
- How, it asks, is poetic talent related to worldly success, and ought one to live if the talent burns out?
- She was concerned in a variety of other ways to look after his welfare, both spiritual and worldly.
- Another delegation tries to get in, this one with more worldly clout and more success.
- To some the praise of politicians may seem but the glorification of worldly success.
- Which is more important, the worldly existence or the heavenly one?
- Not all the Reformers were willing to make the clear separation between the worldly and the spiritual kingdoms that Luther made.
- At this age I've had a lot of career and I'm less concerned about my worldly success.
- Bathed in the red morning light he looked like a young angel - albeit a rather worldly one.
2(person) de mucho mundo(manner/charm) sofisticadoworldly wisdom — mundo masculine
- They celebrated China as a great nation and presented themselves as worldly cosmopolitans.
- For his age, Pyp was a clever child and the past weeks had matured him into a little worldly man.
- Australians love America, but any worldly person knows you do not threaten Aussies.
- My parents didn't have any money but they were worldly and very practical.
- He seems to represent the sort of man she has dreamed about - worldly, charming and cultured.
- She uses particular features to portray herself as a sophisticated, worldly woman.
- Younger people will ask you important and earnest questions only an experienced and worldly man of age can answer.
- Her experiences in Mozambique had made her much more worldly than the girls she would encounter at school in America.
- She knew that if she poised her laughs right, she sounded sophisticated and worldly.
- However she was hardly a naive character falling for the guile of worldly men.
- In important although quite different ways, these women are more worldly and stronger than he.
- The cops have copies of emails from a naïve analyst to his more worldly colleagues.
- They are worldly, intelligent, well-read and hopeful about having a decent future.
- Selfless work done with full heart and perfection is the best way for the worldly person to realize his inner Self.
- Blinkered voters get the parochial leaders they want rather than the worldly leaders they presumably need.
- As he grew older, his comedy expanded and became at the same time more personal and more worldly.
- These kinds of horror stories might scare kids, but they're unlikely to scare worldly adults.
- He's a very interesting, very worldly man and he is interested in me.
- Looking to the side, he is more worldly than she, more concerned with what others are doing and thinking.
- He was an intelligent, worldly man whose passion for social equality and justice impressed her greatly.
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