In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If this profession of my love for my own name makes me an arrogant and snobbish character, so be it.
- What makes this class of people snobbish rather than simply pretentious is their tendency to sneer.
- May one say that this is so without sounding hopelessly snobbish?
- Emma is a comic figure partly because of the preposterous nature of her snobbish pretensions.
- I am fully aware that my reaction is exclusive, snotty and downright snobbish.
- That arrogant, lazy smile swept across his stupid snobbish face as he halted, blocking my path.
- His way of life may seem a bit ostentatious, but his energy and enthusiasm is infectious, and there is nothing snobbish or affected about him.
- They look like members of a snobbish elite who relish their wealth and their sense of superiority.
- Some parents choose schools for what critics term snobbish motives.
- She is their foil, the object of their farcical delusions and snobbish assumptions.
- Even the most obvious and patently true observation therefore runs the risk of appearing condescending, arrogant or snobbish.
- And, if you imagined Hollywood stars to be haughty, snobbish creatures, you are way off the mark.
- Interest in pedigree used to be dismissed as snobbish.
- It is an outrageous comment, which could only have come from someone who is more arrogant, snobbish and out of touch than the prince he is condemning.
- But when he talks about it, it's more with incomprehension than snobbish disdain.
- There is nothing snobbish or elitist about the term.
- Photography shouldn't be snobbish, and smiley pictures can be a great record of a happy holiday.
- He doesn't think he got it from his parents, who as far as he can tell were not snobbish at all.
- The bad news is that I'm vain, snobbish, a bit of a gossip and am rather divorced from most of the real world.
- Maybe I should be grateful that they are releasing alternative cuts in any format and just ignore the films I'm too snobbish to buy.
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