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In our snobbishly British way, we perceive the fate of a child born to medically qualified parents who can afford a pounds 600,000 home in Leicestershire as better grist for the rumour mill than a grandmother blamed for allowing a pit-bull terrier to maul her five-year-old granddaughter to death.
I've noticed we snobbishly look down at people who drink wine that is dispensed from a box.
Sheridan said: "I think the SFA have acted very snobbishly.
Some have snobbishly pointed to the presence of a team of Belgian part-timers in the last-32 as an example of why the Uefa Cup has become a joke.
Still, John Gloag comments, perhaps somewhat snobbishly, that regardless of the "grade of the middle class" to which homeowners belonged, "they were usually without any standards that would enable them to appraise the aesthetic merit of their furniture, and were quite unaware of this deficiency.
There is a feeling now that it can work for everybody, and it's better to share than to feel snobbishly special or set apart.
Words containing the sequence ACHACH: CRACHACH (Chambers) defined as "Welsh people who snobbishly affect English customs, manners and speech" and MACHACHI (Webster's Geographical Dictionary) the name of a town in Ecuador
Depending on the point the author wishes to emphasize, the situation may be described as "tolerably liberal", snobbishly limited, theoretically open but mined with a panoply of owner-tolerated obstacles, or as coldly calculated to promote the owner's social status.
Known snobbishly as Colwyn Heights among many of its residents, it looks down on the rather down-at-heel town proper in more ways than one.
Ah, to be so snobbishly proper in a manner that exceeds even the specifications of the foreign culture in question.
I wouldn't want to fight him," said the little messenger boy to Achilles, who in return answered snobbishly, "That is why no one will remember your name.
This information, Mary's snobbishly fussy reaction to it, and Anne's "secret gratification to herself to have seen her cousin" (106) lay the groundwork for one of the subsequent misconceptions that will teasingly delay the novel's romantic denouement: Wentworth's belief that Anne reciprocates Mr.