In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moment/interlude) fugaz(moment/interlude) brevewe caught a fleeting glimpse of the sea — divisamos fugazmente el mar
- happiness is fleeting — la felicidad es efímera
- Joe looked up and for a fleeting moment Adam saw something flit across his eyes.
- Those joyful and fleeting moments in the streets give us a brief glimpse of what our worlds could be like.
- Suddenly, she saw a rapid, fleeting movement in the row of trees in their right.
- It's a formidable challenge for a first timer, but don't for one fleeting moment discount the young man's chances of landing what would truly be an outstanding double.
- Ryan's moments of full body movement were fleeting and two short routines were tantalising in their restraint.
- His smirk turned into a smile, for the briefest of fleeting moments, before he rose from the table, and walked away.
- Dousing her face and neck, she gazed for a fleeting moment into the water, her thoughts momentarily blank.
- Instead we can only hope that the odd fleeting moment of inspiration surfaces on what is destined to be an increasingly irrelevant continuance.
- For a few minutes, no not minutes, hope was only there for a fleeting moment or two, but for that brief instance she'd believed it.
- Her heavy lids hid her eyes so well that they were seen only momentarily, like the fleeting glimpse of water in a deep well.
- It is in those unique dialogues, in those brief and fleeting moments, that we express ourselves and share our unique inner lives with others.
- The writer aims to take those fleeting, ephemeral, sensual moments and transform them into something rich, coherent and meaningful.
- And for that brief, fleeting moment, it almost didn't seem so bad.
- For one brief moment, I caught a fleeting glimpse of what looked to be hurt in her eyes.
- But beyond that, in the grounds I get a fleeting glimpse of what appears to be a parking lot for buses.
- Sitting up for a fleeting moment, he took a quick gulp from the glass.
- A rifle cracked behind Swift and for one fleeting moment he thought he was dead, he lay still waiting for the pain.
- Paul caught a brief, fleeting glimpse of the computer screen.
- But it was a fleeting glimpse, for at that moment she felt a stirring in the air around her.
- But then, of course, those brief moments of revelation were fleeting.
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