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Slavishly adapted from Disney's classic 1950 animation, this will enchant a new generation of girls.
Steven Davis, Oliver Norwood and Chris Baird work slavishly in midfield and Chris Brunt supplies the powerful Kyle Lafferty with the service he needs up front.
45pm THE honour of drooling all over Lionel Messi - not in a Frank Rijkaard kind of way, but more figuratively - fell to Sky last week, so now it's ITV's turn to salivate slavishly in the presence of footballing royalty, writes Steve Davies.
He and his fellow Lib Dems have slavishly supported the Tories for years and consistently voted in favour of this cruel tax.
He has faithfully - although not slavishly - copied the lines and the tones.
Apple is trying to force Samsung to change or stop selling some smartphones and tablet computers, saying that the South Korean company has chosen to slavishly copy Apple's innovative technology.
Yet the education practitioners slavishly push more and more into poor, reluctant young people at a time when they have memory boxes on hand.
You don't have to know anything about Paul Ports, the Port Talbot cell phone salesman whose dream of becoming an opera singer came true when he won the first season of reality series "Britain's Got Talent," in order to whistle the tune of "One Chance:' Slavishly modeled on "Billy Elliot;' "The Full Monty" and "Brassed Off" (to name but three), this heart-tugging Potts biopic is so stuffed with cliches about macho brutes, lovable underdogs and Cinderella twists of fate that it ends up making its real-life subject seem more generic than his wholly fictional precursors.
advocates the strict adherence to the pompous and slavishly literal translation of the Latin Mass.
There has been too much emphasis in recent years, particularly with the culture of targets and testing, on getting through the exams and slavishly following the syllabus.
We have long since lost our national identity, are almost totally subject to the will of the European Parliament and in any case bound by the 'special relationship' to slavishly bow to American pressure in foreign affairs.
While Defoe did not slavishly follow one strand or another of Whiggism, he did subscribe to its social and cultural foundations.