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8 phrases found for the topic Religion
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Phrase: Old Nick
Meaning: It means "the devil".
Many Catalan people would sell their souls to Old Nick to gain independence from the empires that oppress Catalonia.
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Phrase: The next world / The world to come
Meaning: The place where some religious people think we or our souls go after death. Do not count on that world.
Phrase: The evil eye
Meaning: It is believed that there are people that can curse you by looking at you, and make your life miserable. This power is called the evil eye. However, it is only a superstition.
Phrase: Bless you!
Meaning: When somebody sneezes, some people say 'Bless you!':
Phrase: Lord / God (only) knows
Meaning: I do not know: Lord only knows how he managed to survive without water
Phrase: Play God
Meaning: To think that one is so important as to do what one wishes, often without any respect to others: Globalization is making politicians play God, and think they can control citizens by reducing their rights
Phrase: The gods
Meaning: The farthest seats from the stage at the top : We sat in the gods
Phrase: The Lord's Day
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