Fogo de palha em inglês: Ninety-day (or thirty-day or one-day) wonder | Flash in the pan
“Ninety-day (or thirty-day | seven-day, one-day) wonder, flash in the pan” significam fogo de palha em inglês. Ou seja, entusiasmo passageiro, efêmero. Animação que dura pouco.
What do “ninety-day (or thirty-day | nine-day | seven-day, one-day) wonder, flash in the pan” mean?
“Ninety-day (or thirty-day | nine-day | seven-day, one-day) wonder, flash in the pan” are idioms. The definition or meaning is “a dramatic display that quickly fades into nothing; sudden spasmodic effort that accomplishes nothing”. Another meaning would be “one that appears promising but turns out to be disappointing or worthless; something or someone that creates a short-lived sensation”. See some examples with Portuguese translation.
How do you say “ninety-day (or thirty-day | nine -day | seven-day, one-day) wonder, flash in the pan” in Portuguese?
- Their passion was a seven-day wonder. / O romance deles era fogo de palha.
- The first victories at the start of the season was just a flash in the pan. / Aquelas vitórias no início da temporada foram só fogo de palha.
- My soccer team is a flash in the pan. / Meu time de futebol é um cavalo paraguaio (dispara na frente depois vira lanterna).
- The elopement of John and Anne was a nine days’ wonder. Now people never mention it. / A notícia de que o João e a Ana fugiram juntos logo foi esquecida. Agora as pessoas nem falam mais nisso.