Translation of short-lived in Spanish:

short-lived

efímero, adj.

Pronunciation /ʃɔːtˈlɪvd//ˌʃɔrtˈlɪvd/

adjective

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    (success/enthusiasm) efímero
    (enthusiasm/success) fugaz
    (recovery) pasajero
    her 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.