In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(la) Cenicientathe Cinderella of the industry — el pariente pobre / la cenicienta de la industria
- It is that mentality that has made the grammar schools the Cinderellas of the Five Year Plan.
- According to Cllr Brian Stanley athletics is still the Cinderella of sport in Laois.
- Mental health patients are the Cinderellas of the NHS, always have been, always will be.
- They are the Cinderellas of the public sector workers.
- The art gallery may justly be considered the Cinderella of leisure provision in the city.
- In terms of recognition, children's companies have been the Cinderellas of theatre.
- This is the Cinderella of the arts, dependent on celebrities and multinationals for its erratic funding.
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