In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pleasure/fame) efímero(fame/pleasure) fugaz
- The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.
- They are organized by season, and I find this clever and wonderfully suited: jam-making is really the art of canning an ephemeral moment of the year, to be enjoyed later when nostalgia strikes.
- Being a woman and an artist does make a difference, in the same way that nationality, so crucial but so ephemeral in today's transient art world, does.
- The title of the exhibition suggests something fleeting, almost ephemeral: the images hung from the ceiling transferred on the fabrics confirm this.
- Taken individually, each object may have provoked some unsettling reactions and reverberations, but those were fleeting and ephemeral.
- It is in this room that fleeting, ephemeral moments in time are transformed into lasting eternal pieces of art.
- These traces of identity pass by the spectator in ephemeral moments, reflected, refracted, and distorted, as in a funnyhouse mirror.
- The writer aims to take those fleeting, ephemeral, sensual moments and transform them into something rich, coherent and meaningful.
- The quote places pop culture in context where every ephemeral moment is defined in time.
- For me, each flash of the van was observed stoically, as an ephemeral moment of pseudo-intellectual reflection.
- For a while, everyone watched the crowd grow larger in an ephemeral moment of promise and anticipation.
- But even that fleeting feeling, so ephemeral that you begin to doubt whether you really tasted its existence, is precious.
- Always not quite there, within the poet's reach but not to be grasped, the ephemeral and transitory scenes open like views in a highly trafficked street, only to close again just as quickly.
- Still, throughout my studies I have come across one or two stories from business gurus that I admit that I have found to be quite helpful, and a bit less ephemeral than a temporary high.
- Sometimes, there's a whole world to be discovered in the fine detail of an ephemeral mood or a fleeting emotion.
- Happiness for Aristotle is not a fleeting feeling or an ephemeral passion.
- He roams the continents, freezing those ephemeral moments of life.
- I mean what could you possibly win, apart from cash and the kind of frankly transitory and ephemeral applause of certain kinds?
- I'd live the transient and ephemeral existence of a backpacker for a week, an existence of freedom and simple pleasures.
- Trends are ephemeral, fleeting: by the time you've identified something, it's gone, or changed out of all recognition.
2Biology(flower) efímero(insect) de vida efímera
- In northern Utah, Osmia lignaria propinqua emerge beginning in late April, coincident with the flowering of spring ephemeral herbs and shrubs.
- As ground moisture is pulled back into the dry atmosphere, ephemeral wildflowers slowly fade from the upland slopes, signaling harder times to come.
- Deceptively mundane, the stores are ephemeral polling and pollinating organs, transient fruit-bodies of information.
- Spadefoot toad tadpoles and other species that develop in ephemeral pools have evolved traits that allow for successful development in an unpredictable environment.
- This may allow for more confident distinction of ephemeral substrates from more stable habitats.
- Plants with short reproductive cycles, such as ephemeral and annual herbs, have genomes that are smaller on average than those with long cycles such as perennial herbs.
- Bulbs have a very different life strategy from ephemeral weeds.
- More generally, there are the well-known patterns whereby plants with large genomes cannot adopt an annual or ephemeral lifestyle and in which weeds tend to have small genomes.
- Coriander is an ephemeral plant which only lasts two to three months so you need to regularly plant new Coriander in your herb garden.
- Within the bodies of brackish or salt water, an ephemeral microflora and fauna (indicated by rare acritarchs and microforam linings) developed.
- It captures the familiar sight of memorials in the shape of crosses erected to road accident victims, decorated symbolically with ephemeral flowers.
- They have short life spans and live on ephemeral food patches.
- This correlation is well established for ephemeral species.
- Present plant communities are evidently ephemeral aggregations controlled by intersecting gradients of floral change.
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