Later he met a prima donna
, fell in love with and married her, forsook telephony for ballooning, and lost his life in attempting to fly across the English Channel.
Character: "He's not like a prima donna
or anything, more a roll your sleeves up type of guy.
My guy was not a prima donna
because I helped the team see that while he wasn't always at the office, he was always putting in more than his share of hours.
Winner: Prize is a Prima Donna
De Luxe machine and 4 x 1KG of Espre beans, equivalent to a coffee a day for a year.
Adelina Patti was perhaps the most celebrated singer of her time and, as a prima donna
THE PARTY of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte called Vice President Jejomar Binay a prima donna
for delaying the presidential debate on Sunday at the University of the Philippines in Cebu.
"Being a prima donna
in the 19th century - a leading star in operatic circles - was an extraordinary licence for women to assume," Prof Cowgill said.
The eccentric 67-year-old said last month: "Pandev's a very good playerbutobviously he is a prima donna
, a player it's easy not to like."
The rapper pulled a prima donna
act during a gig, swearing at techies and storming off stage.
By centering her study on several relatively unknown singers whose lives and careers can be adequately documented, we are given a more complete portrait of what it meant to be a prima donna
in the second tier of singers rather than the prima donna assoluta who ruled the opera world.
STEVEN Gerrard sent an impassioned message to Northern Ireland legend Gerry Armstrong, saying: I'm not a prima donna
I HAVE to admit I was surprised that Gerrard is staying after he behaved like a prima donna
To be a prima donna
, then, or fa la prima donna (to play the prima donna) came in more generalised use to mean a spoiled, conceited or temperamental person some of which connotations have become synonymous with the term diva.
If you seriously consider hiring a prima donna
, Toker says, weigh your ability to harness that strong producer against how he could disrupt business.
CHRIS Evans was branded a liar and a prima donna
today by a High Court judge who threw out his multi-million-pound damages claim against the radio station where he was once the owner and star.