English version

a flicker of emotion/uncertainty/excitement etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha flicker of emotion/uncertainty/excitement etca flicker of emotion/uncertainty/excitement etcSHOW A FEELING OR ATTITUDEa feeling or expression that continues for a very short time She saw a flicker of doubt in his eyes. flicker
Examples from the Corpus
a flicker of emotion/uncertainty/excitement etcI really have never felt even a flicker of emotion when I sang the National Anthem.Shiona told herself with just a flicker of uncertainty, changing into second gear as she rounded a bend.Ruins, she thought, with a flicker of excitement.
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