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wannabe

and wanna be (ˈwɑnə bi)
n. someone who wants to be something or someone. (Associated with Madonna, the singer.) All these teenyboppers are wannabes, and that’s why we can sell this stuff to them at any price.
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In the Indian version, the three finalists, along with item girl Sambhavna Seth, model Aushima Sawhney, TV actress Rucha Gujrati, and reality TV wannabes Monica Bedi and Anmol Singh, have struggled to adjust to the village lifestyle.
And just like our wannabe WAGs, they are easy enough to spot.
The pop wannabe, who recently came second in TV talent show Pop Idol, had been performing with his band Clifton.
Murray dismisses the wannabe mugger, but Carter won't let him pass without payment.
DELIGHT: Delighted Pop Idol wannabes Jessica Garlick, left, and Rosie Ribbons
With the hope that I can spare others similar frustrations, I offer the following advice to Webbing wannabes.
NEW YORK -- Cash Money/Universal Republic has signed Savvy, a five-member rising teen pop sensation who star in the international hit television show "The Wannabes.
AT the offices of Elle Magazine in New York, 11 over-dressed young wannabes attempt to perform a disappearing act up the glossy backside of fashion.
THOUSANDS of pop star wannabes turned up at a football stadium to audition for the next series of hit TV show X Factor.
THE pressure is on pop wannabes auditioning for a new talent contest as they will have to perform in front of an audience of shoppers.
To be honest, I much prefer the wannabes - those people who haven't yet spoiled their fame, simply because they haven't yet achieved fame.
Thursday) Reality competition seeking out Martha-Stewart-without-the-rap-sheet wannabes.
A superstretched, blacked out, bright pink, starlicious branded Capital Disney limo will be cruising through Newcastle on Thursday, throwing its doors open this half-term to talented wannabes in search of a brand new Capital Disney DJ.
Our search finally ended on Friday when 21-year-old Irene beat off stiff competition from hundreds of wannabes to become the new roving reporter for the Elliot Webb Breakfast Show.