In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fracción de segundo feminineit was all over in a split second — se acabó en un abrir y cerrar de ojos
- before noun split-second reaction — reacción instantánea
- split-second timing — sincronización perfecta
- Chan could make the coins on a Vegas table disappear in a split second or change the time on a watch with only a quick touch.
- Harmless spirits will also occasionally pop up for split seconds, and snapping images of those also add to your score.
- Hewitt's gentle nature was then revealed in the split second afterwards.
- In a split second, Ricardo has a hairy moment, and Karagounis gets a yellow card.
- And there are Pumpkins' shadows that obscure moments of this record and split seconds when you forget this isn't the newie from Sparklehorse.
- Chambers, 24, was grabbing for his left leg within split seconds of Lewis-Francis.
- He's just a split second away, and once that has happened he will score a lot.
- They hadn't proven the case of intentional murder, but rather a case of a horrible accident, a horrible mistake that happened in seven split seconds that none of us would ever want to live through either way.
- You might even have heart palpitations in those few split seconds, because this was the last thing you were expecting to occur straight outside the outpatients section of a hospital's maternity wing.
- With only split seconds to spare, you can make a single move.
- After running faster that I ever had to in my life, I made it mere split seconds before the exam was due to start.
- Kassa kicked him in the shins and for a split second anger flashed through his eyes violently.
- For those split seconds it felt like someone else was controlling me.
- Then, in the split second following the blast, she thought the fishing boat's diesel engine had blown up.
- ‘With children, in a few split seconds, anything can happen,’ he told members.
- Anastasius' eyes flashed for a split second and one dark eyebrow rose slightly.
- I thought all this stuff in my head in a couple of split seconds, finally snapping out of my trance.
- Then there is one of those split seconds during which three things happen.
- Finn watched her for a moment, their eyes together for a split second before he shifted his gaze to some other place.
- All this was happening in split seconds, but I realised what he was up to.
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