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    In a day and age when the seven deadly sins are fully operative at home and abroad, it makes sense to include them in the language syllabus.

    By PinPoint Spanish.

    Los siete pecados capitales, as they’re called in Spanish, crop up every now and again in conversation, even if not necessarily as part of a discussion on piety.

    Pride
    Of several words in Spanish that can be used to mean pride, orgullo is the most common and the most versatile, and it can have both positive and negative connotations. Orgulloso can apply to people who take pride in their work or in their children’s achievements, but also to describe those who are somewhat aloof.

    Soberbia is synonymous with orgullo but usually denotes a greater degree of arrogance. Someone who is soberbio looks down haughtily on others and lets them know it both by actions and attitude. One catch: soberbio can also mean superb, for example in sports when referring to a great goal or some other skillful play. Un gol soberbio, or una jugada soberbia. ...

    Continue reading at Mexperience: The Seven Deadly Sins Expressed in Spanish. More #Mexperience

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