Definition of 'pray'
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Just as we all always hoped and prayed he would be. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We hope and pray that he's going to be okay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I hope and pray he gets what he deserves at the hearing. The Sun (2016)I hope and pray no clubs are allowed to cover this up - no one should escape justice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Here are some tips to help you effectively pray for your small group. Christianity Today (2000)Everyone is just praying for him to come through this. The Sun (2012)Can a visit to church to pray give him any guidance? The Sun (2015)The poor woman has been to me begging and praying. Middlemarch (1872)She begs him to pray for her sins and to warn her daughter of the dangers of jealousy. Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)But there were many who still hoped and prayed their vines might be saved by a cure found closer to home. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Maybe he should pray for help. The Sun (2012)We just prayed he would survive. The Sun (2010)We prayed for help, but we did not think people outside cared. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I wish and hope and pray that you succeed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He added: 'I pray and beg for your wisdom and that of your colleagues in saving my life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It isn't enough for people just to pray or give money to charity -- they want real moral coherence. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)
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Translations for 'pray'
British English: pray /preɪ/ VERB
When people pray, they speak to God in order to give thanks or to ask for help.
She prayed that God would judge her kindly.
Now all we have to do is help ourselves and pray to God.
- American English: pray
- Arabic: يُصَلِّي
- Brazilian Portuguese: rezar
- Chinese: 祈祷
- Croatian: moliti
- Czech: modlit se
- Danish: bede
- Dutch: bidden
- European Spanish: rezar
- Finnish: rukoilla
- French: prier
- German: beten
- Greek: προσεύχομαι
- Italian: pregare
- Japanese: 祈る
- Korean: 기도하다
- Norwegian: be
- Polish: pomodlić się
- European Portuguese: rezar
- Romanian: a se ruga
- Russian: молиться
- Spanish: rezar
- Swedish: be bön
- Thai: สวดมนต์
- Turkish: dua etmek
- Ukrainian: молитися
- Vietnamese: cầu nguyện
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