In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(success/enthusiasm) efímero(enthusiasm/success) fugaz(recovery) pasajeroher happiness was short-lived — la felicidad le duró poco
- There was encouraging but short-lived support for input from successful and talented business people.
- The celebration was short-lived however as the Islanders roared back to sweep the series.
- The short-lived practice of closing pubs during the afternoons could be brought back.
- The craze was short-lived when it was discovered it was illegal to smoke on the premises while the oxygen was being sold.
- He made a short-lived return but quit for good because of ill health.
- He said there would be a period of leniency but insisted that this would be short-lived.
- The short-lived high means addicts can soon develop habits costing hundreds of pounds a day.
- The fame was short-lived, however, as a Frenchman broke his record just a month later.
- However, the crisis was short-lived and he reverted to a more conventional mode of fuel.
- I enjoy the short-lived flush of enthusiasm that it brings to my cheeks.
- The nature of the poem is similar to other material on his short-lived blog.
- These included the first real daily papers, and most were short-lived.
- In just half a decade, Dubliner Marc has put his stamp on music through two short-lived bands.
- Their joy was short-lived however as a lapse in defence saw St Peter's take the lead for the third time.
- It was short-lived and I knew I would get hurt, but I told my husband and I don't think he ever forgave me.
- Sceptics fear the crackdown will be short-lived and once the meeting is over it will be business as usual.
- His joy on giving it all up to run the market stall was short-lived, however.
- The visitors' lead was short-lived, with Tony Quinn netting an equaliser six minutes later.
- Last year he was asked to leave a short-lived campus newspaper for essentially the same reasons.
- After a short-lived relationship with a man she meets at a bar, she has another baby.
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