transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [Religion/Religión] predicar* to preach the Gospel predicar* el Evangelio to preach a sermon dar* un sermónMore example sentences1.2 (advocate) [doctrine/ideas] preconizar* he's always preaching its virtues siempre está proclamando sus virtudes
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- Because of this ministry, ministers across the nation can preach the Christian message to a culture that has been taught that the Bible cannot be trusted.
- Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind, social justice and denounces superstitions and blind rituals.
- So Peter was the first to preach a message unto Gentile believers.
- We run a business, not a re-education camp, so we don't preach the co-operative gospel to people.
- For as long as I've known you, you've always preached the virtue of consistency.
- They also preach tolerance of others with different beliefs.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (deliver sermon) predicar* to preach to the converted gastar saliva ([ convenciendo a los que ya están convencidos ]) 1.2 (give advice) [pejorative/peyorativo] to preach (
to/ atsb) dar(le)* un sermón ( aalgn) [pejorative/peyorativo], sermonear (a algn) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]More example sentences
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- He viewed him then as ‘the stereotype of a head waiter’ who preached at them ‘like a division chaplain in the army’.
- Many of the kids will eventually rebel against all the stuff preached at them, however.
- I have never ever preached at them, but I have given them my opinion where they have asked for it.
- He is said to have delivered 18,000 sermons, preaching 40-60 hours a week.
- The newly re-born legend soon featured as the centrepiece of a series of patriotic sermons preached in parish churches across England.
- But let's say that the book is a collection of sermons preached at that church.
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