shabby-looking love

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  • Many Poles I meet mention a latent national anxiety about the under-funding of education, and you can see why: whereas plenty of British schools have long been modernised and equipped with mountains of IT, Limanowa's remind me of the shabby-looking place I went to during the depths of the Thatcher years.

    For a generation of young Poles, travelling abroad is still often the only option

  • A shabby-looking ramada was attached to the southern side of the granary like an unwanted appendage.

    Fire The Sky

  • A woman I know who moved from the United States to England was showing me around her neighborhood in London when we came upon a shabby-looking man collapsed on the sidewalk.

    The Bowery Scene (memoir, 1981)

  •            The dogs were plentiful on the island — long, shabby-looking things with sad eyes and fur that hung in thick tufts around their backside.

    Hungry

  • By stuffing their staging into a shabby-looking set roughly comparable in size to a second-rate nightclub, Terry Johnson and Tim Shortall, the director and set designer, have clipped away the tinsel and made it possible for the audience to focus on the relationship of Georges (Kelsey Grammer, still best known for "Frasier") and Albin (Douglas Hodge).

    Size Matters

  • They passed him and headed through the lobby, which was empty except for one rather shabby-looking tourist waiting for a room.

    Behemoth

  • He reached up, and I felt a sudden keen pain in my left tit as he stuck a pin in it - I gasped and looked down, and there it was, on its ribbon, the shabby-looking little bronze cross against my jacket; at first I didn't even recognise it, and then Lady Canning was leading the clapping, and Campbell was pumping my right hand and staring at me with his brows down.

    Fiancée

  • And up walks Ta-Kumsaw to a small and shabby-looking door in the back, and he does not so much as knock, he just opens the door and goes inside.

    He Don't Know Him

  • AaronG the youngest one isn't too shabby-looking. she can take care of me if she has such a need. puttu onblast your moms not hackin it any more?

    Cat Ladies Movie Trailer | /Film

  • A gray-haired, shabby-looking woman walks toward me on the sidewalk.

    Gladiator

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