In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/image) sin glamourit was an unglamorous job — era un trabajo que no estaba rodeado de glamour
- In contrast to the romantic dreams of heady cup successes, these are crucial league points in the ongoing and often unglamorous business of defining our league status.
- Twickenham had been muted and unglamorous all day, and yet a rather tepid presentation ceremony for the Cook Cup could not mask England's satisfaction.
- But another problem has been a chronic shortage of permanent staff in an unglamorous field of nursing, which has led to the use of agency nurses.
- It also enjoys great support from an army of volunteers who help out throughout the year, doing a variety of unglamorous tasks such as mail-outs.
- She described her look for the film as ‘completely unglamorous, almost no make-up, bit of a dumpy potato’.
- Their ministerial responsibilities, however unglamorous, matter to thousands of people, as the family credit fiasco showed.
- I also want them to see how unglamorous the process is.
- There is a very unglamorous fridge, stuffed with browning apples, cheap champagne and bottles of Evian water, a box of tissues and seven rather grubby spoons.
- Her unglamorous look was her stock-in-trade while her professional skills always kept her in high demand on stage, film, radio and television.
- The temptation to sneer at unglamorous backwaters - and few of us can resist firing cheap shots at towns like Grimsby - seems to be overwhelming.
- Their activity is often unglamorous and rarely acknowledged.
- Which is especially unglamorous for me as I grew up about 10 miles away from there and it was the nearest big town, so I know everything there is to know about it.
- She has built a remarkable career on roles that are often decidedly unglamorous, yet always eye-catching and compellingly real.
- It was seen as a shockingly unglamorous approach at a time when fashion, still very much about class, was shown on impossibly aloof models in carefully posed, static shots.
- Like housework, it's a thankless and unglamorous job.
- But that takes unglamorous hard and dedicated work.
- According to Myles, such a supertrack is the only way to make greyhound racing seem remotely interesting to a population which sees it as outdated and unglamorous.
- Just as importantly, their film of his life sets out to put on screen an unglamorous, ‘ordinary’ protagonist.
- Their task has been consistent and unglamorous: encourage learning up to a prescribed level and foster social discipline.
- Yet it's often these realistic, unglamorous details which give his women their grace, their vitality, their uncensored sensuality.
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