prima donna


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prima donna

a female operatic star; diva
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filled in at have very it challenges shrinking Potential: he keeps very senior experience."He's not like a prima donna or anything, more a roll your sleeves up type of guy.
Paolo Ballesteros: In fairness to Solenn, wala ako masasabi sa kanya na may 'prima donna' moments siya, or what.
My guy was not a prima donna because I helped the team see that while he wasn't always at the office, he was always putting in more than his share of hours.
Winner: Prize is a Prima Donna De Luxe machine and 4 x 1KG of Espre beans, equivalent to a coffee a day for a year.
Toivakka is supported by a number of new international studies that have focused on individual prima donnas or more broadly on the prima donna phenomenon.
In the end Prima Donna, with libretto by Bernadette Colomine, was completed and had its staged premiere in 2009 at the Manchester International Festival in the U.K.
PRIMA donna Harry Stiles from One Direction has won a court order to protect him from the paparazzi.
Prima Donna maturo - a unique combination of Parmesan and traditional Dutch cheese flavours - recently won the Gold Award in the category 'Best Dutch Cheese' at the Global Cheese Awards.
The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century.
The publication by a Welsh academic has shed light on the history of the words "diva" and "prima donna" which are synonymous with the likes of Welsh stars Dame Shirley, Charlotte Church and Katherine Jenkins - as well as a slew of spoiled footballers and reality TV stars.
"All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu" could also have been titled "Five Intense Chicks," he said, "because there are all these women in my life and my imagination and they're all on this album: my mother, my sister, Lulu, Shakespeare's dark lady and prima donna."
Prima Donna's debut liter, by Top Honcho, featured the sub-29 seconds scorer Ace Top, a finalist in Cork s EUR4,200 Willie Cummins Memorial.