In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sparkle)destello masculinobrillo masculino
- Artistically ripped jeans hung gracefully around his gently jutting hips, his bright t-shirts bringing out the glitter of his eyes.
- The sun's rays kiss the body of the mountains as the frosts on the grass melts and the dew drops on the flower sparkle like a diamond to the glitter of light.
- Suddenly a glitter of light from the far end of the cavern caught her gaze, Darren thought it was a way out but as he and Jenny got closer, it wasn't.
- When the group had hit ground, there was a faint glitter of light in the distance.
- It is dark, apart from the glitter of icons and the lights in front of the iconostasis.
- His eyes were catching moonlight coming in through the back doors, throwing a glitter just beside the pupils.
- Suddenly a small glitter of light on the ground caught her eye.
- He flipped it into the air, watching the flash and glitter of the light on the blade.
- My first cat, Jimmy, loved to lie under the tree and gently bat one particular ornament back and forth between his paws to watch the glitter shimmer on its blue surface.
- The alley was pitch black except for the reflected glitter of the water on the walls.
- A head was peering out at him from around the end of one of the rows, long shiny hair, a glitter of eyes reflecting the light on the table.
- He bit, and there was an outright flash of anger at that: ears flattening and a glitter of teeth in the firelight.
- A stretch of water caught the light with a metallic glitter.
- The dagger spun away in a glitter of moonlight on metal to clatter on riverbed rock.
- He looked at her with eyes as bright as the glitter of dust on armor, and she shifted, suddenly uncomfortable.
2(superficial brilliance)oropel masculino
- The physical world has abundant glitter, but emptiness lies beneath its superficial shine.
- ‘Glitz, glitter and glam add an element of fun to ageing and should be something to anticipate with excitement not something to dread,’ said Annie.
- But within all of that smoke, glitter and corporate razzle dazzle, I feel like I'm loosing my edge and creativity.
- Today's more tech-experienced teachers are also more able to see beyond a presentation's extra glitter to the quality of learning within.
- But in my book, beauty without smiles and charm means very little in an industry overrun by glitz and glitter.
- The more complex question is why some sports performers have that factor X which adds glitter to quality and makes a mere player into a personality.
- Most magic shows these days are elaborately planned and executed events that feature well-choreographed dances that add glitter and glamour to the programme.
- With their gloss and glitter and the glamour surrounding them, they provide nothing but a pretty spectacle for the viewer.
- I don't really like all the diamonds and glitter of showbusiness.
- There's glitter and glamour and spectacle in monarchy.
- Many of his ideas were repolished notions from the past, set out attractively for an audience attracted as much by their glitter as their substance.
- With less than four weeks remaining until December 25, the pressure is on to put the glitz, glitter, and shine into our homes.
- The glitter and the silver are more than superficial accoutrements; if there's substance to be found here, it's in the veneer.
- I think the whole concept of highlighting the servicing character of a hospital stems from an over-preoccupation with superficial glitter.
- It brought harsh reality to the doorsteps of those listening to him, indeed it was a far cry from the ephemeral glitter and dazzle of the tinsel world in which they had been engrossed till then.
- For that alone, it had attracted my attention, but he'd even added some glitter.
3(decoration)purpurina femeninobrillantes masculino Argentinabrillantina femenino Venezuela Uruguaybrillo masculino Chile
- Every speck of glitter is a tiny mirror reflecting the observer.
- The card was wrapped in a purple envelope that was sprayed with some kind of perfume and decorated heavily with glitter.
- It sparkled like glitter, and then disappeared.
- Just tiny little sparkles of glitter on it that makes it so pretty.
- Although the heel is low for comfort, the ivory shoes are decorated with glitter and pearls for beauty.
- It was a midnight-blue gown, dusted with sparkly purple glitter.
- Shake it up and you get sparkly glitter on your skin.
- Perhaps you can even decorate them with glitter or other sparking elements.
- It had a tint of glitter, and it sparkled with every turn.
- Her dress was red, and long, the top part of her dress resembled a halter and the straps had sparkling glitter on it.
- Slowly the spices changed a few subtle colors, and then started to sparkle like flying glitter.
- It smells softly of rose and contains tiny pieces of fairy glitter designed to sparkle subtly - guaranteed to make you look like the cat's miaow.
- Once upstairs, she found a wooden door marked with an A4 piece of cartridge paper, decorated with glitter and sequins and spelling out her first name in finger-painted letters.
- Sticking so much glitter to any piece of bare flesh available, this manages to turn its wearer into a human snowball.
- The final effect was rubbing a glue stick randomly on the snow and sprinkling it with silver glitter for that sparkly look that snow sometimes has.
- It was purple and dusted with glitter and sparkles that seemed to pass for stars.
- There was a bachelor party earlier on the evening, which resulted in a fair number of guys having tiny lavender glitter sticking to their faces.
- The body of it was silver and white, with sparkly glitter.
- These creations, which feature a sparkling surface into which glitter is compressed and then sealed, represent a fusion of contemporary and kitsch.
- The gold, satin curtains, decorated with glitter, were tied back making them sparkle in the sunlight streaming through the crystal clear windows.
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