In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Even though they might have chosen to act as surrogates, the motives of these women would have been commercial, and the whole enterprise seemed to trivialize and vulgarize childbirth.
- I like sexy clothes of course but they should not be vulgarised.
- A deal was made, and On the Buses was brought to the screen by Hammer in a film that, instead of attempting to broaden and strengthen its TV source, merely inflated and further vulgarized it.
- Perhaps Spoilheap readers might like to suggest advertisers to vulgarise the monuments of our own fair land?
- It's far from a single-issue film, and never romanticizes, vulgarizes or trivializes Josie's coming of age.
- The language has been popularized, but has not yet vindicated itself from being vulgarized.
- The golden period of Newlyn was over by the turn of the century; thereafter it was vulgarized by an influx of inferior talent, and St Ives came to have a greater attraction for 20th-century artists.
- Yet to add words to it to direct the viewer, as some people did, vulgarized it.
- Such hateful speech vulgarizes our culture and goes against everything the University of St. Thomas stands for.
- They give in to the temptation of adding scenes which only vulgarise the relationship.
- The evidence suggests that while displaying the breasts was supposed to be an upper-class affair, it had been vulgarised and imitated by lower-class women, aspiring to courtly fashion.
- The well-known paper boards of the three-volume novel no longer vulgarized the place; a goodly array of standard works, well-bound, showed a more respectable and conventional ambition.
- Hip-hop's black essentialism and ‘keepin’ it real’ proclamations are vulgarized, even mocked by Lee's humorous and satirical photographs.
- The glory of the samurai sword, vulgarised to the point of farce in Tarantino's Kill Bill, is treated with respect, even awe.
- ‘'Clothing should glorify, not vulgarize, the body,’ Beene said in a 1996 interview with The Times-Picayune.
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