Translation of sin in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- mortal/venial sinthe seven deadly sins it's a sin to waste foodpecado mortal/venialfor my sins [humorous]es un crimen or un pecado tirar la comidato live in sin [dated or hum]para mi castigo [humorous]to be as miserable as sinvivir en concubinato or [anticuado] amancebadoto be as ugly as sinser un/una cascarrabias→ wageser más feo que pegarle a Dios or que Picio [colloquial]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 -nn-
- to sin
againstsomething/somebodymore sinned against than sinningpecar contraalgo/alguienmás bien el ofendido que el ofensorExample sentences
- To sin against the Holy Spirit is to sin against hope.
- I hereby forgive everyone who offended or angered me, or sinned against me.
- To live in this world was to live in the expectation of sinning and being sinned against.
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