In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He said: ‘Celebrities are aspirational figures and where they choose to live counts just as much as what they wear, helping to start a trend and raise the profile of an area.’
- Her priority is to maintain an impenetrable veneer of normalcy, of successful, aspirational living while he longs to wake up from the monotony of his existence and start living again.
- I'm thinking about a less aspirational, less narrative model for political and social change than the counterculture's more typically communist posture.
- Many of these were fantasies of aspirational human powers - extensions and enhancements of the self that are best exemplified by super-heros and comic books.
- It is to do very much with aspirational parents in particular wanting to maximise returns for the children,’ he said.
- By the mid-19th century, the beach had become an aspirational destination, aided by Byron and Shelley and aristocratic tourists to the Mediterranean and colonists in the South Seas.
- It is a sobering thought that these young people, who tend to come from hard-working, aspirational backgrounds, could be behaving in ways that fit the worst parody of the old Scotland.
- ‘They might attract the most aspirational teachers who want to try out different ways of going about things,’ he added.
- It is the upmarket aspirational store in Edinburgh, and that is what we are all about.
- In developing countries like India, it is the wealthier and better-educated who tend to be aspirational; the poor are not yet in a position to aspire to much of anything.
- Americans love the idea of fish: it has all sorts of aspirational associations for them; it's sophisticated, healthy and elegant.
- The phrase ‘working class’ is deemed too retro, insufficiently aspirational and altogether laden with too much baggage.
- The industry is where it is in the world because of the aspirational nature of single malts.
- There is an aspirational underclass of runners, researchers, interns, and tea boys all chomping at the bit to get their words and ideas on the screen or the page - always aiming for the top.
- I'm not a complete hypocrite, I've made many changes to my life over the past ten years or so to get closer to my aspirational notions of where I'd be in my mid-30s.
- Whenever anyone says he's aristocratic he's always quick to repeat it in his diaries, which strikes me as an incredibly middle-class aspirational trait.
- There's probably a copy of the book in every aspirational middle-class home, and equally probably, the last 20 pages remain untouched.
- We have delivered a truly aspirational environment for shoppers, and we will back it with great customer service.
- She said quality should not be sacrificed for quantity and added: ‘Let's be aspirational about these key workers.’
- Let's all play a part in ensuring that Scotland delivers the right conditions to nurture the truly modern, vibrant and aspirational country we all want.
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