- 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?
transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (in British English also/en inglés británico también) spark off)
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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