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Old February 27, 2019, 01:30 PM
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Flash in the pan

How do you say "flash in the pan" in Spanish?

It means something that is bright and then burns out quick. Something that isn't sustainable or durable.
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Old February 27, 2019, 04:18 PM
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flor de un día

pan para hoy y hambre para mañana
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Old March 04, 2019, 03:47 PM
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Oxford agrees with Alec!

It will also depend on the context!

Also "éxito pasajero"

Tormenta en un vaso de agua.

Ilusión óptica.

Algo efímero...

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Lo propio de la verdad es que se basta a sí misma, aquel que la posee no intenta convencer a nadie.
"An enemy is somebody who flatters you. A friend is somebody who criticizes the living daylights out of you."
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Muy Divertido!!
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