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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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Lady Wannabe holds Snapraeceps ( fourth) on course and distance form while the Weld-trained Shellir is better But English import Bowerman, runner-up to I Am Superman on his Irish debut at Naas, might prove the biggest threat to Lady Wannabe.
Wannabe follows the girls' glittering careers from their first release to their 2012 Olympic Ceremony reunion.
However, when the evil villain and wannabe rock star General Pandemonium captures all of the world's superheroes, it's up to Charlie to save the day.
Blasting the groom as a "footballer wannabe" Amanda said: "Mel's a complete WAG wannabe - she even has the tiny dog and the whole thing was really tacky and so OTT it was 'pass me the bucket'.
The shoot will mark the Girls Aloud singer's transformation from tracksuit-wearing wannabe to A-list star.
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In a single and comprehensive volume, 'Writing Magazine' columnist Jane Wenham-Jones uses solid information liberally laced with humor to help aspiring writers figure out where they need to start, how they are to finish, and that eternal question besetting all ambitious authors: 'Will anyone ever publish it when you have?' in "Wannabe A Writer?".
Channel 4 launched their annual wannabe contest last night as Big Brother 8 kicked off with an all-girl house - including the show's first identical twins.
The four friends are Cuate, a clown, Anna, his logical twin sister, Whitey, the "wannabe," and Manny, the musician who mysteriously commits suicide.
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He describes himself at the time as a 'John Wayne wannabe', who had risked his life many times and hurt other people in the process.
Am I a wannabe version of straights because I want to spend Christmas with him and his family?
With her sights set firmly on stardom, Pop Idol wannabe Gela Best is a singer with a mission to make it big.