- 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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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.