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Autor:  The Earl of S'wich(es)
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Data:  30/JAN/2010 8:32 AM
Assunto:  put on airs
 
Mensagem:  The supercilious 'putting on airs' type would appear to belong to a different age - a by-gone era of 'proper' ladies and gents in their finery

I've heard the expression used with the additional: 'putting on airs (and graces')

a 'wannabe' is an entirely different creature - just a crude, grasping pretender - although the concepts do have some overlap



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put on airs  –  Vitor rj  25/JAN/2010, 1:32 PM
put on airs  –  Fran  25/JAN/2010, 5:20 PM
put on airs  –  PPAULO  25/JAN/2010, 11:02 PM
put on airs  –  Tiago T.  26/JAN/2010, 11:59 PM
put on airs (or wannabe)  –  Fran  27/JAN/2010, 2:41 AM
put on airs (act superior or snobish; lord it over  –  PPAULO  27/JAN/2010, 7:39 AM
 put on airs   –  The Earl of S'wich(es)  30/JAN/2010, 8:32 AM
to The Earl of ... (put on airs )  –  Fran  30/JAN/2010, 6:14 PM
(put on airs )  –  Marquis de Switches  30/JAN/2010, 10:00 PM

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