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sin

Pronunciation: /sɪn/

Translation of sin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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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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