Did you watch the solar eclipse (nishoku - 日食) on Monday? My family & I met another family in a park near our apartment, where we watched the eclipse through special glasses. It was a great experience!
The eclipse photographed through the special glassesMonday's eclipse is called a "golden-ring eclipse" (kinkan nishoku - 金環日食) in Japanese. It's commonly known as a "ring-of-fire eclipse" in English.
For more information about eclipses, go to Mr. Eclipse
In conversation English, “to eclipse” can also mean to make another thing or person less famous or successful by being more famous or successful. For example, in the 1980s, handsome young actor Eric Roberts seemed certain to become a big star.
However, he was soon eclipsed by his little sister…
If you want to check out Eric Roberts at his best, I recommend these movies: