In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His young son, David Junior - who also featured in Bugsy Malone at the Forum - came close to upstaging his Dad on this occasion, playing not one, but two roles as one of the monkeys and one of the crows.
- There have been times when we played together and I upstaged my father.
- Caroline looked beautiful and stole the show but she was nearly upstaged by the hat worn by her future mother-in-law Kate Loughran.
- No spectacle could upstage the old soldiers, their recollections filled not with tales of their own part in the liberation, but with tributes to their comrades who fought and fell alongside them.
- Give them a chance to make an exhibition of themselves and these two never miss the opportunity, as they did while attempting to upstage the president's address to Parliament.
- It is so heavily plot-driven, and you do feel you're upstaged by the props.
- Never again can a Prime Minister allow his number two to upstage him like that.
- But it does have a tremendous knack for upstaging its neighbour.
- Some people say the they upstaged us but we're not concerned about these things.
- Her power lay in her beauty and she used it as a weapon, dressing to please, to tease and even, on one mischievous occasion, to upstage her husband.
- Rebecca later denied claims that the star had attempted to upstage her.
- Bart attempts to upstage Lisa when the pair co-host a children's news program.
- Moreover, she danced to the tunes, even upstaging the professional dancers.
- He is furious with them for upstaging him on this political issue.
- Personally, I thought he was probably an attention seeker attempting to upstage me.
- Glen is a team player, never in the business of upstaging his colleagues.
- Do people try to upstage the bride and turn up in purple satin wedding dresses?
- Though she gave a sharp, sassy performance, she was upstaged by the ample curves of Marilyn Monroe.
- Phelps is threatening to even upstage Aussie sensation Ian Thorpe and their battle in the 200m freestyle promises to be one of the great highlights of the Games.
- It's an unwritten rule of weddings that you don't upstage the bride on her big day.
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