In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1destellarbrillarher curls glinted copper in the sunlight — sus rizos tenían reflejos cobrizos en el sol
- his eyes glinted when I showed him the money — le brillaron / se le encendieron los ojos cuando le mostré el dinero
- Dew that had gathered on the leaves and fruits glinted brightly in the sunlight.
- The snow he'd shaken off earlier had formed small dark puddles, which glinted in the firelight.
- A tiny silver crescent moon hung from the chain, glinting in the torchlight streaming in from the open door.
- The gold curled and twisted in the wondrous shape of a serpent, its shimmering scales glinting in the candlelight.
- He couldn't stop looking the man's shiny gold tooth that glinted ominously in the streetlight.
- Lifting up his glass of water, and noting the way the pure crystal glass glinted in the harsh light, he took a small sip from it.
- The weapons she sold glinted brightly in greeting as the sunlight struck them.
- The coiled copper bracelet on her forearm glinted in the fire light.
- The cemetery lay on a gentle slope, the marble headstones glinting in the cold winter sunshine.
- The ground was covered in white, sparkly snow that glinted in the streetlights.
- Miles saw the blade glinting in the sunlight.
- He would whisper his questions and his glasses would glint in the torch light.
- Moll tossed her heads irritably and her teeth glinted once again in the moonlight.
- His silver armor blinded her for a moment as it glinted brightly in the sunlight.
- I watched her climb the steps, her hair swinging and glinting in the weak sunshine.
- When next he spoke, his voice was tight with hostility, and his teeth were glinting in the darkness.
- Her hair, glinting in the starlight, cascaded over her sleeveless white top.
- He saw something glinting in the streetlight, and went over to investigate.
- His hair was free around his shoulders and glinted slightly blue.
- The morning sun glinted brightly off of the pristine surfaces making the entire stretch of road a bit blinding.
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- A devilish glint sparkled suddenly in her eyes.
- His right eye began twitching and an evil glint appeared in his eye.
- The lighting is blue, underfoot the floor is black and the scaffolding glints in the twilight.
- He looked behind him and noticed my evil glint because he took off again and ended up smack against Bryan.
- Off in the distance the trees rustled and a glint of sunlight dashed off a metallic surface.
- His eyes appeared to show concern but lurking underneath was a glint of amusement.
- The crucifix turns, sending glints of light in all directions.
- Dramatic glints of light and billowing shadows set a menacing tone.
- An evil glint appeared in Will's eyes as she grinned at me.
- A devilish glint appeared in his slightly oriental eyes.
- Grady saw movement in the woods behind them then the glint of metal.
- Her eye caught a glint of silver in the back of the wardrobe.
- Light glints off the mirrors, transforming the surface into a window and simultaneously a screen inspired by the intricate geometric ornamentation found in Persian mosques and palaces.
- One way of finding out for sure whether or not the feature is a lake will be to look for glints of reflected sunlight on the surface.
- Tiny glints of light appeared in the distance and began to move at great speed towards the enemy armada.
- She turned to ask the person to move, but she caught the glint of metal catching light.
- The demon's eyes took on a slight, dangerous glint.
- She sat up, a determined glint shining in her eyes.
- He had a glint of amusement in his eyes.
- I noticed a glint of silver on his finger and recognized the other ring.
- His face sobered, but his eyes had not lost that glint of humor.
- She saw glints of light bouncing of the sidewalk rocks and smiled.
- Harvey smiled, showing off a glint of gold artistically embedded in an upper tooth.
- I turned to her and saw a bright mischievous glint in her eye.
- I've learned to watch his eyes for that slight glint of mischief that is forever lurking under the surface.
- A blinding glint of sunlight reflected off of each car as it moved slowly past.
- Soft glints of moonlight reflected off broken glass pieces and onto their black coats, and I watched them for a minute, their muscles rippling under their skin.
- The summer sun caught her light brown hair and turned it into a place of shadows, tinted with glints of gold.
- She sighed for a while, and I saw a mischievous glint in her eyes.
- He looked back at me and I saw a mischievous glint in his blue eyes.
- Landon noticed the amused glint in Sarah's eyes, but chose to ignore it.
- He caught a glint of silver amongst the darkness.
- In a moment, the ship set sail on its return voyage, fading into the glints of sunlight reflecting of the salty bay with a mission to return next summer.
- I see the way her silky black hair sits just touching her shoulders, how when she moves the light glints off her plain silver necklace and diamond pendant.
- Her hair flowed loose down her back and the sunlight caught the strong glints of auburn in it.
- A sly glint came to his eye then, as if he was about to say something mischievous.
2glints plural(in hair)reflejos masculino
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