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  • More than a year after bidding American Idol adieu, the new preview for the upcoming series shows the acerbic judge in, yes, a soft pink sweater as he applauds the spirit of a pint-sized prima-donna singing "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow."

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  • Play that back into the business environment and you can probably recall easily the difference between the consensus-builder and the prima-donna.

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  • The bomb had been designed, as the Times scoffingly put it, not by tweedy “prima-donna” university professors wandering about in search of obscure truths driven by the “mere desire to satisfy curiosity”, but by a focused SWAT team of researchers sent off to accomplish a concrete mission.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • End result: an invention was given to the world in three years, which it would have taken perhaps half-a-century to develop if we had to rely on prima-donna research scientists who work alone. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • End result: an invention was given to the world in three years, which it would have taken perhaps half-a-century to develop if we had to rely on prima-donna research scientists who work alone. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The bomb had been designed, as the Times scoffingly put it, not by tweedy “prima-donna” university professors wandering about in search of obscure truths driven by the “mere desire to satisfy curiosity”, but by a focused SWAT team of researchers sent off to accomplish a concrete mission.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Maybe if you would stop dating the prima-donna, airhead girls you wouldn't feel this way.

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  • The bomb had been designed, as the Times scoffingly put it, not by tweedy “prima-donna” university professors wandering about in search of obscure truths driven by the “mere desire to satisfy curiosity”, but by a focused SWAT team of researchers sent off to accomplish a concrete mission.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Liggett said that James, who he was not shy in painting as an ill-loved prima-donna with a "helicopter dad" (an assertion he repeated in an ESPN interview here), was in locations far from Star Chambers or Gitmo like detention facilities.

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  • End result: an invention was given to the world in three years, which it would have taken perhaps half-a-century to develop if we had to rely on prima-donna research scientists who work alone. . .

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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