In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(eyes) brillante(eyes) luminoso(hair/metal) brillante(hair/metal) reluciente(metal/hair) lustrosothey arrived in a shining white car — llegaron en un coche blanco reluciente
- this is a shining example of how … — este es un magnífico ejemplo de cómo …
- Light bounded off the lake, streamed across the high white ceilings, puddled on the shining wooden floors.
- Christ in darkest night Has risen in shining glory.
- There in the darkness was a solitary light shining.
- The terracotta floor leads to a long bar overlooking the kitchen area, flanked by a beautiful armoire filled with glass shining in the sunlight.
- He launched his load straight at the pavement where it fragmented into a thousand shining white droplets flying in a thousand different directions.
- The light shining in their mirror or other polished objects may dazzle them.
- The sun was shining, therefore aiding the visibility.
- He turned to Michael, whose blue eyes were shining from the ride in the open carriage.
- Small and dirty, but through the window, the sun is shining in.
- Even if the sun is shining, chances are the puddles are ankle deep.
- Since the bridge blocks much of the sunlight shining in the loft's direction, Brayton had to devise ways to warm the space from the inside.
- He smoothly produces a wallet with a shining thing inside, a silver badge.
- Through the window, he was not surprised to see the sun was shining.
- We were all messy and wet, but the sun was shining and the adventure was fun.
- One day, Nabil picked me up, his eyes shining.
- It was a pleasant day, with the sun shining brightly.
- The first sunbeams were shining brilliantly, spreading their golden glow over the calm water.
- Snails all along the track, each on the shining path.
- By the time he had finished, her eyes were shining with unshed tears of joy.
- The two indoor pools were a bonus when the sun wasn't shining or when we just wanted a change of scenery.
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