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1inmaduroinexpertoa very callow youth — un joven imberbe / muy bisoño
- Sending off a bunch of callow lads because a few opinion-formers safely over conscription age thought it was a good idea and might secure the next election would have been outrageous.
- A callow president had the sense to surround himself with people who had three great virtues.
- He finds a way for us to root for the callow man, and even root for Martha and him to find happiness any way they can.
- But Lara is adamant that their first match, against South Africa, will provide an accurate barometer of just how far his callow and inexperienced team have come.
- However, we were but callow, untried amateurs back then.
- Pop still mesmerises the callow tastes of the young, but rock seems to have been sidelined into a form that reflects the thought processes and last-gasp ambitions of the middle-aged.
- Do officials or advisers, whose ignorance of learning and teaching is matched only by their callow arrogance, really believe that they have a right to tell primary teachers what to do and how to think?
- Hay is able to recount the callow 17-year-old who impressed him in training.
- The main body of the film focuses on Homer's physical and emotional journey, with Maguire, boyish and callow, fumbling his way through his character's awakening.
- But as all the girls were being played by callow youths with high voices, many of the bawdy references would be directed at them and their questionable or unformed masculinity.
- Even back then, even as a callow teen, I defended his right to have written it, though I was inclined to want to punch him in the face for having done so, were I ever to meet him.
- More important, Higgins was fully credible as a heroic actor, while Hurley was perfect as the callow, fervent young Fugard.
- He was once accused of suffering from mad cow disease on the back of his railings at opposing managers over his decision to enlist a platoon of callow, hungry juniors into senior football.
- The story, such as it is, revolves around the amorous misadventures of the brothers Kirwan, three callow youths with high sex drives but poor steering control.
- At 27 I was too breezy, too callow, and more gullible than I'd like to admit.
- The modern proponents of self-esteem argue that the undeveloped self, however callow, should be praised as it is.
- Our relationship goes back more than 25 years to the days when he was coaching at the Greenyards in Melrose, and I was a callow flanker still finding my way in the game.
- His career has its interesting moments, but he registers on screen as no more than a callow, whey-faced pretty boy in need of a charisma transfusion.
- Elsewhere, it's a case of familiar faces with the same blend of seasoned professionals and callow youths expected to form the backbone of the side.
- More often than not he appears to be a gormless, callow youth blundering around the park, as much laughed at as berated, even by his own supporters.