In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in comedy)personaje del cual se burlan otros en una comedia
- As the film progresses, a one-way process of the performance is firmly established, involving the humiliation of Judy as the stooge.
- The cheeky glove puppet fox hosts a variety and sketch show format - a procession of comic stooges play straight man and second fiddle to his antics.
2(lackey, puppet)títere masculino
- His stooges would turn up at the Party meetings and block the vote.
- Yes, obviously he was a stooge for the Republican Party.
- They think I'm just some stooge here to make sure the roads and runways are clear of ice when the blizzards come.
- Now, the corporate lords who fought their way up the corporate ladder from the rank of stooge to the rank of master don't care as much.
- But real democracy can only come through mass movements of ordinary people, not by the orders of imperial rulers and their stooges.
- He may, for political reasons, be deemed worthy of prosecution, but such measures will not be applied either to the imperialist leaders or their favoured stooges.
- The problem with Sullivan is that he's wanted to be someone's stooge for so long, he thinks his job is to support the people in power.
- Sometimes they are heroes - doctors and engineers cleaning up slums, lawyers fighting for the rights of oppressed minorities; and sometimes they are villains - stooges and lackeys of the ruling class.
- We need to start a special project documenting political party stooges in the media.
- Unless a lot more people decide to stand as independents, and most of them get voted in in place of the traditional party stooges, there isn't a great deal we, as voters, can do.
- He has the odd misfortune of repeatedly hiring party stooges for key assignments who stab him in the back as soon as they leave his employ.
- Debate was kept to a minimum and opponents of the leaders' strategy were ridiculed or heckled by their stooges in the audience.
- On election day, he and two other stooges jammed phone lines, preventing Democrats from reaching voters in need of a ride to the polls.
- His role as a company stooge earned him the hatred of workers at the Louisville plant.
- He's not some bloated old Masonic corporate stooge; he's a man of the people - a liberal, even - and he wants everyone to know it.
- Human-resources staffers walk a fine line: employees see them as stooges for management, and management views them as annoying do-gooders representing employees.
- Scorning the help of the secret service stooges following them, she pulled the car into a service station and told William to leave it all to her.
- She will be nobody's stooge, least of all Washington's.
- Without local stooges to stand between them and the people, they'll have to do all the oppressing themselves.
- We stand by and allow them to remove many democratically elected presidents from office and replace them with imperialist stooges.
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