- 1 1.1 countable/numerable (from fire, flint) chispa (feminine) it was the spark which rekindled my love for her fue la chispa que volvió a encender mi amor por ella to make sparks fly armar una bronca [colloquial/familiar] sparks will fly when he finds out la que se va a armar cuando se entere [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable [Electricity/Electricidad] chispa (feminine) 1.3 [Cars/Automovilismo] the spark el encendido, la chispa
- Two stones rubbed themselves together and a spark lit and a fire was kindled on the wood piece.
- She shaded her eyes and crouched beside him, the fire crackling and sending sparks into the morning air.
- The Duke threw his piece of meat into the fire, causing sparks, and got up.
- 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (liveliness) chispa (feminine) she's lost some of her spark ya no tiene la chispa or la gracia de antes 2.2 countable/numerable (trace) pizca (feminine) if you had a spark of decency/intelligence about you si tuvieras una pizca de decencia/inteligenciaMore example sentences
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- She squeezed lightly and I turned to face her, saw the compassion and grief and the tiny spark of hope burning in those icy blue eyes.
- That thought kindled a tiny spark of hope in Sorsha.
- No one in this film shows a spark of charismatic quality, much less any halfhearted attempts at believable characterization.
- The job just didn't provide me with the spark, excitement, and the security I needed.
- Nothing has a spark or spirit of contemporary Aphex Twin.
- What was the initial spark that got you interested in acting?
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.