In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of hat)(with masculine article in the singular) ala feminine
2(of vessel)borde masculinefill the glass/cup to the brim — llena el vaso/la taza hasta el borde
intransitive verbbrimmed, brimming
1to brim with sth
- her eyes were brimming with tears — tenía los ojos llenos de lágrimas
- to brim with confidence/energy — rebosar seguridad/energía
- to be brimming with happiness — estar rebosante / desbordante de felicidad
- But not enough to hide the concern she was feeling for her friend that was brimming behind her sparkling blue eyes.
- The recording brims with the excitement of realized talent.
- He was brimming over with excitement by this stage.
- Most, however, returned home, brimming over with plunder.
- I was brimming, no, overflowing with good feelings.
- How to do this when I wasn't exactly brimming over with information?
- He again heard the whispers of Sara's happy voice, excitement brimming at the prospect of artistic learning.
- The work is an icy bluish gray, brimming over with a quiet urgency and haunting luminosity.
- That disc brims with behind-the-scenes explanations and endearing insights into the mind of the director.
- His writing brims with death and decay, but, buoyed by a certain old-fashioned stateliness, it avoids cheap gore.
- It's dark, at times brooding, but brimming full of energy and orchestration.
- Her voice was brimming over with joyous laughter.
- Words escaped her - there was nothing more than a full, brimming feeling that she was about to puke.
- He felt the love, a relatively new feeling, brimming within him and fought the urge to take her in his arms.
- Oh I would never have guessed, I thought, brimming over with smugness.
- I bite my lip, aware of the hope brimming inside me.
- She asked, curiosity brimming in her eyes and voice.
- The industry brims with theories on what makes millennials tick.
- In fact, the exhibition brims with other themes that invite elaboration that would give interpretative depth.
- He's a positive thinker now, full of can-do, upbeat mottoes and brimming over with assertive high spirits.
- An oblique love story, the play brims with compassionate understanding.
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