spark interestv exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(prompt curiosity or enthusiasm) (mostrar curiosidade ou entusiasmo)
mostrar interesse expres v
demonstrar interesse expres v
interessar-se por expres v
spark [sth] off, spark off [sth]vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
Her comments sparked off a furious debate in the media.
spark plug, also UK: sparking plugnnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(device that ignites an engine) (dispositivo que liga um motor)
There was nothing seriously wrong with the car – we just needed to change the spark plugs.