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Pronunciation: /sɪn/

Translation of sin in Spanish:


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  • pecado (masculine) mortal/venial sin pecado mortal/venial the seven deadly sins los siete pecados capitales it's a sin to waste food es un crimen or un pecado tirar la comida for my sins [humorous/humorístico] para mi castigo [humorous/humorístico] to live in sin [dated or hum] vivir en concubinato or [anticuado] amancebado to be as miserable as sin ser* un/una cascarrabias to be as ugly as sin ser* más feo que pegarle a Dios or que Picio [colloquial/familiar] wage
    Example sentences
    • We now live in, and scientists study, a creation damaged by human sin and divine judgment.
    • Part of the transgression of a sin is using something holy for an unholy purpose.
    • Cole fears that his supernatural abilities themselves are a sin, and Malcolm's sin is the classic sin of unbelief.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-nn-)

  • pecar* to sin against sth/sb pecar* contra algo/algn more sinned against than sinning más bien el ofendido que el ofensor

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A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.