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non-U

Saltos de línea: non-U

Definición de non-U en inglés:

adjetivo

British informal
(Of language or social behaviour) not characteristic of the upper social classes; not socially acceptable to certain people: he’s always teasing her for her Cockney accent and her non-U turns of phrase
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For someone who had aspirations of becoming London's top citizen, he ought to be aware that metal watchbands are non-U in the best circles.
  • As everybody knows, it is distinctly non-U to smoke.
  • Page 19 outlines in two paragraphs the essentials of good manners while dining - read it and never worry again about being U or non-U.

Origen

1950s: from non- + U3.

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