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loach

any carplike freshwater cyprinoid fish of the family Cobitidae, of Eurasia and Africa, having a long narrow body with barbels around the mouth

Loach

Ken(neth). born 1936, British television and film director; his works for television include Cathy Come Home (1966) and his films include Kes (1970), Riff-Raff (1991), Bread and Roses (2000), and Ae Fond Kiss (2004)

loach

[lōch]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for fishes composing the family Cobitidae; most are small and many are eel-shaped.
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El cine de Loach rechaza eufemismos y, hasta hace poco, esto lo hacia parecer superado--o demasiado local--.
These are some of the issues that Loach, an admirer of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, hopes to discuss with the audience.
Switching to English, Loach said he found it very strange to receive an award in such opulent surroundings given the miserable living conditions of the people who inspired his film.
But England Under-21 keeper Loach only got the chance to show what he could do because Kuszczak cried off after his wife gave birth in the early hours of yesterday.
It is opened by words from Ken Loach and finishes with a personal message from Ricky Tomlinson.
The experience from Ireland is: if you are divided, you will fail," Loach told the audience, which broke into applause as he stepped onto the stage.
Hammill was fouled by Watford midfielder Stephen McGinn on the edge of the area and curled the resulting freekick around the wall - and past Loach - only to see the ball bounce away off the far post.
Watford goalkeeper Scott Loach could not hide his delight after being drafted into Fabio Capello's England squad and hopes it proves the first of many calls to represent his country.
Longest drive: Keiran Loach; nearest the pin: Keiran Loach.