In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en moral)consciencetener la conciencia limpia / tranquila — to have a clear / clean conscience
- tener la conciencia sucia — to have a guilty conscience
- no podía acallar la voz de su conciencia — he could not silence the voice of his conscience
- en conciencia no puedo quedarme callada — my conscience won't allow me to remain silent
- me remuerde la conciencia — my conscience is pricking me
- no siente ningún cargo / remordimiento de conciencia — she feels no remorse
- muchos crímenes pesan sobre su conciencia — he has many crimes on his conscience
- hacer algo a conciencia — to do something conscientiously
2(conocimiento)awarenesslo hizo con plena conciencia de que la iba a herir — he did it in the full knowledge that / fully conscious that it would hurt her
- tomar / adquirir conciencia de un problema — to become aware of a problem
- quieren crear conciencia del peligro entre la población — they aim to increase public awareness of the danger
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