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media darling

A very famous and popular person who receives exceptionally positive media coverage or attention. Ever since the election season began, the presidential hopeful has become quite the liberal media darling. The rising star has captured the world with her talent and beauty, becoming one of the biggest media darlings of recent times.
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better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave

It is better for a woman to marry an old man who treats her well than a controlling young man. If anyone says that Lord Alistair is too old for you, just remember: better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.
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Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.

Prov. A young woman should prefer to marry an old man who dotes on her rather than a young man who may treat her badly. When Mr. Nash proposed to me, I thought he was too old, but my mother advised me, "Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave." When Marion's friends objected that her fiance was much too old for her, she said, "Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave."
See also: better, darling, old, slave, young
References in classic literature ?
Darling did not know what to think, for it all seemed so natural to Wendy that you could not dismiss it by saying she had been dreaming.
Darling examined them very carefully; they were skeleton leaves, but she was sure they did not come from any tree that grew in England.
Darling had bathed them and sung to them till one by one they had let go her hand and slid away into the land of sleep.
FORMER chancellor Alistair Darling has been appointed to the board of directors at Morgan Stanley.
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FORMER Chancellor Alistair Darling announced last night he is quitting as an MP after 27 years.
BETTER Together leader Alistair Darling was not at yesterday's debate.
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Police authorities in Victoria have cautioned residents in the area to be on high alert and keep an eye on their children after convicted Australian child rapist Andrew Darling managed to break out of a correctional facility in Ararat.
Waiting times for semi-urgent surgery and dental care have been slashed in the Darling Downs region according to the latest quarterly report, which shows dramatic improvements in frontline health services.
After meeting a wealthy visitor from England near her home in Zimbabwe, a young Darling takes note of the visitor's "smooth skin that doesn't even have a scar to show she is a living person.
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Hoby Darling was recently named Skullcandy's president and CEO, immediately assuming leadership of the growing public company.