In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(light) brillante(sunshine) radiante(red/green) brillante(green/red) luminoso
- One is also soothed and warmed by the brilliant sunshine that illuminates the painting.
- The golden arches continue to shine their brilliant light, and there were the occasional soldiers, but all was at peace.
- Their horns burned white-hot, brilliant in the darkness.
- Though small and unnoticed at first, the brilliant light grew rapidly, until it completely enveloped the raging battle.
- Overhead the sun shone brightly, illuminating the garden with a brilliant ray of light.
- Then, in the midst of this brilliant light, another light brighter than any light in the natural realm split the sky.
- Sparks flew as brilliant lights flared in the distance.
- Emma raised her hand, admiring the enormous ring as it sparkled under the brilliant sunlight, flashing radiantly.
- Within it, there are a few brilliant, crystal particles.
- Photo-flashes spat brilliant light at them when they left the theatre.
- The same brilliant smile I've come to recognize, but with a hidden twist to it.
- The nurse nodded, flashing one of her trademark brilliant smiles.
- He slowly opened his eyes and bright rays of brilliant light flashed into his eyes.
- The doors slammed open at the opposite end of the lab and a brilliant light poured in, almost blinding him.
- Something happened then, it was as if a brilliant ray of light shone down upon him.
- The brilliant lights of the buildings outside shone in through the skylight, casting a bright square of light on the floor.
- Galina opened it to see two brilliant diamond earrings sparkling back.
- A light sun shone in the distance, beaming brilliant light onto the Seattle skyline.
- It shone under the brilliant lights of the city as it was held in a transparent cover.
- The light was alone, shining its brilliant rays into the nothingness.
2(performance/novel/writer/politician) brillantewhose brilliant idea was it to … ? — ¿quién tuvo la brillante idea de … ? ironic
- Nevertheless, talented and brilliant men such as Miró started a downward spiral that ended in artistic anarchy.
- Franklin's career was brilliant from the very beginning.
- We'll also be able to take advantage of some of Gotham's most brilliant magazine talent.
- Its autumn programme, now well under way, includes rising stars, but also some brilliant talent from abroad.
- These brilliant, emotive tracks make this collection worthwhile.
- His brief but brilliant career is resurfacing too.
- I shook my head, finding his suggestion brilliant.
- He is the most lauded living American film-maker - a beacon of integrity as well as a brilliant talent.
- College friends thought he could have had a brilliant legal career but for his eccentricities.
- He could not be called one of those brilliant minds.
- But although this untimely death cut short a brilliant career, he still left his mark, both as a soldier and musician.
- I was hoping that he would have made a brilliant breakthrough in inventing clever rhymes and stories.
- He's articulate, he's talented, he's brilliant in the music world.
- This was a shame, because the show had a fine cast and scripts that occasionally verged on the brilliant.
- He was just being mindful of his stature as an respectable and esteemed brilliant scientifically oriented mind.
- Despite the coarse nature of the fabric, the pieces are delicate, soft to touch and look brilliant.
- Two brilliant, mature male artists in a tug of war over a half-naked, beautiful young woman.
- Ty's creating our creature and he's just brilliant.
- They are clever, even brilliant planners, who are now executing the first blatantly overt phase of their attack.
- Steiner was brilliant at painting images with music.
- Unless he was exceptionally brilliant how could he have completed a four-year course in one?
- Meanwhile the character design is of course top and the animation brilliant.
- Such an act is less acting than impersonation unless the writing is inspired and the performer brilliant.
- He churns out consistently brilliant ideas at amazing speed and clarity.
- Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
- Then a brilliant idea was formed: an art contest.
- We are returning home weighed down with awards thanks to brilliant talent and skills both on and off screen.
- She's had such a brilliant and long-lasting career.
- If only all bars in the world were this brilliant.
- The young Lord Burlington was brilliant and precocious.
- Kimberly, the ingenious lawyer and brilliant mathematician could not figure it out, could not understand it.
- The essay is complex and enthralling, the writing brilliant, the characters utterly fascinating.
- So after such a brilliant academic career, you returned to India, and worked in a firm and with your father.
- But she's got all these great ideas and brilliant scenes and clever lines all mapped out in her head.
- However, a friend had the brilliant idea to prepare soft shell crabs, which he did for us one evening.
- He was a wealthy young man, a brilliant battle commander, intelligent and witty.
- It was a tough call, so Norman did what he had learned to do on all tough calls throughout his brilliant legal career.
- He was a brilliant navigator, a talented cartographer and a relatively humane captain by the standards of his time.
- There will just be some special scholarships for the very disadvantaged or the exceptionally brilliant.
- We'll definitely keep an eye on your brilliant career!
3British informalgenial informalfenomenal informal¡brilliant! — ¡genial! informal
- The cast are brilliant; the set fantastic, the sound unbelievable and the lighting and costumes are very much on par.
- It is rock music played by rock fans bearing wicked smiles and it makes me feel brilliant.
- You are brilliant, a wonderful photographer, beautiful, and funny.
- You're just so brilliant and you're one of the coolest people ever.
- He has a wonderful wife, a fantastic job and two brilliant children.
4literary(magnificent, splendid)lleno de brillo y esplendor
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