Ask a Question

(Create a thread)
Go Back   Spanish language learning forums > Spanish & English Languages > Vocabulary > Idioms & Sayings


Flash in the pan

 

An idiom is an expression whose meaning is not readily apparent based on the individual words in the expression. This forum is dedicated to discussing idioms and other sayings.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 27, 2019, 01:30 PM
philipgoetz philipgoetz is offline
Opal
 
Join Date: Feb 2019
Posts: 4
philipgoetz is on a distinguished road
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.
Reply With Quote
   
Get rid of these ads by registering for a free Tomísimo account.
  #2  
Old February 27, 2019, 04:18 PM
aleCcowaN's Avatar
aleCcowaN aleCcowaN is offline
Diamond
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 3,127
Native Language: Castellano
aleCcowaN is on a distinguished road
flor de un día

pan para hoy y hambre para mañana
__________________
[gone]
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old March 04, 2019, 03:47 PM
JPablo's Avatar
JPablo JPablo is offline
Diamond
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 5,579
Native Language: Spanish (Castilian, peninsular)
JPablo is on a distinguished road
Oxford agrees with Alec!

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/tr...ash_in_the_pan

It will also depend on the context!

Also "éxito pasajero"

Tormenta en un vaso de agua.

Ilusión óptica.

Algo efímero...

https://context.reverso.net/traducci...ash+in+the+pan

Saludos cordiales.
__________________
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."
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old March 21, 2019, 03:45 PM
goat man goat man is offline
Opal
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 1
goat man is on a distinguished road
Muy Divertido!!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmark this thread at:

 

Link to this thread
URL: 
HTML Link: 
BB Code: 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Site Rules

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Using flash games for ESL Teaching msmiller36 Technical things 4 June 16, 2011 09:19 AM
De pan pringao poli Idioms & Sayings 3 October 07, 2010 08:37 PM
Pan JPablo Vocabulary 6 July 26, 2010 08:49 PM
Peter Pan María José General Chat 27 August 18, 2009 03:11 PM
Has anyone seen Pan's labyrinth? pogo Culture 23 January 30, 2009 01:14 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:18 AM.

Forum powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

X