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In order for a pretender to become a player, major changes in personality and thought patterns must take place.
A shock of stone cold brilliance, The Pretender is quite possibly the hot-footed Norwegian technocrats' finest hour - a blistering barrage of freefall guitar, drum thunder, brassy glory and a lyric that adds fizz to the fire.
RACING: Godolphin duo Young Pretender and McCartney both ran out of steam in the closing stages of the Group 2 totesport.
Many firms make The Old Pretender the 8-1 second-favourite for the ultracompetitive event behind general Tom Mullins' 6-1 market leader Time Electric after a really impressive debut at Huntingdon where he won by 18 lengths.
Mike Diacos transferred from Oaks Christian of Westlake Village to Camarillo over the summer, instantly transforming the Scorpions from a pretender in the Ventura County basketball landscape to a contender.
None of the cardinals appointed by the pretender popes could be considered valid.
As the police investigate, Jean finds herself embroiled in a weird conspiracy that ties back to the last Stuart pretender.
LATE Late Show host Pat Kenny has stuck the knife into chat show king young pretender Ryan Tubridy.
With classic albums like Late For The Sky, The Pretender, Running On Empty and For Everyman and songs like Doctor My Eyes, The Pretender and Lives In The Balance, Browne has sold more than 15 million records in a career spanning more than three decades.
Those who nurtured such beliefs were prepared to fill in the blanks when a pretender appeared on the scene.
Yates's portrait of the ironic pretender reflected a significant new way of thinking about life in our society.