- 1 1.1 c [Relig] alma (f‡) she was wandering around like a lost soul vagaba por ahí como alma en pena to sell one's soul to the devil venderle el alma al diablo learning Greek irregular verbs is good for the soul [humorístico/humorous] aprenderse los verbos irregulares griegos fortalece el espíritu [humorístico/humorous] my mother, God rest her soul, loved this house mi madre, que en paz descanse or que en gloria esté, le tenía mucho cariño a esta casa upon my soul! (as interj) [dated] ¡Dios Santo! (God) bless my soul! (as interj) [dated] ¡Dios me ampare! 1.2 c (spirit, essence) alma (f‡) she put her heart and soul into the task se entregó a la tarea en cuerpo y almaMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 u (feeling, spirituality) these modern buildings have no soul estos edificios modernos no tienen personalidad or carácter it's obvious you've got no soul está claro que no tienes sensibilidad he's/she's got soul (AmE) [slang/argot] tiene muy buena onda [argot/slang]
- It ignores all the empirical evidence for animal awareness while resting on an assumption for which there is no evidence: that human beings but no other animals possess immortal souls.
- I know the idea of animals having reincarnated human souls is hardly a new one… but this was an interesting idea to explore.
- The spiritual life of the soul with God is wounded, often mortally.
- In public, at least, Kirk, who lives close to the Wight memorial in Thirsk, is the soul of diplomacy, maintaining that the amateur route will eventually reap dividends.
- He is the soul of Christian courtesy and charity.
- There are two women in Britain who make her look the soul of discretion, refinement and good taste.
- 2 c (person) I won't tell a (living) soul no se lo diré a nadie there wasn't a soul about no había ni un alma a village of 200 souls [literario/literary] un pueblo de 200 almas [literario/literary] poor old soul! she can hardly walk ¡pobrecilla! or ¡pobrecita! casi no puede caminar
- 4 u soul (music) soul (m)
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peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.