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Though the article wasn't particularly derogative, there is a general kind of sensitivity long time Dubai residents and locals feel about the current shift of attention and focus from one time darling-of-the-GCC Dubai to its quieter and richer big brother, Abu Dhabi.
It's open to all as long as the stories relate to love in some way and avoid anything disrespectful in terms of religion and discrimination and anything derogative or lurid.
The term Bhote also cannot be used for a state because for the first, this term has been understood these days as derogative and second, there are various ethnic communities who live in the high Himalayan region of Nepal can fall under this common term linked with the people of Tibetan origin.
Asked about the last four years of Maliki's rule, Sadr replied, "We have worked with them throughout these last four years in a constructive manner, while they have worked with us in a politically derogative manner.
Nongayindoda is a derogative name used to refer to a female who looks like a man.
Sando uses derogative language to chase away his sister who is concerned about Cikizwa's health, because he does not want to listen to anyone who is trying to stop him from marrying Cikizwa off to Mjongwa, the man she does not love.
Learning by rote, often referred in derogative terms as 'parrot fashion' or 'cramming', may be seen as an effective way of passing exams, but critics fear it could result in the students not understanding or taking in what they have learnt.
In the "transculturation model" notions of "syncretism" in its derogative, assessing usage have disappeared, replaced by notions such as hybridity, bricolage, or melange.
In this milieu, "real" art was abstract and definitely not narrative; figurative art was "mere hand/eye coordination" or "illustration"--a hideously derogative term meaning "accessible to the unwashed masses.
The narrator carefully extracts the 'nose' metonymy--fully explored by his predecessor Sterne in Tristram Shandy--out of its unreflected, potentially stigmatizing and derogative usage; by way of extended metaphor the nose is turned into an instrument of superior cognition: "my own nose, the chimney of my head, in which imagination climbs up and down as a chimney-sweep, maintains the contrary" (131).
Nadasdy, in contrast, uses "noszemely" (a moderately derogative form of female) and "bugyiban" (19; "in knickers"), fulfilling the "horizon of expectations of the spectator" which is "not only cultural, theatrical and performative; it is also linguistic" with clarity as a priority.
I feel it is about time that we realise how much we need our essential services and stop criticising them in derogative ways.