beento

beento

(ˈbiːntuː; ˈbɪntʊ)
n, pl -tos
(Sociology) a person who has resided in Britain, esp during part of his or her education
adj
(Sociology) of, relating to, or characteristic of such a person
[C20: from been + to]
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" A former nurse, with 20 years of experience, Elizabeth has beento draw on her own skill set over last few years.
R K Murugan, AABchief operating officer and ACEO, said: "Our main focus has always beento achieve customer delight in all our internal practices and processes.At AAB, we would like to express our appreciation to our customers fortheir continuous trust, support and loyalty in our brands.
Jenkins, Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Seasons of Beento Blackbird by Akosua Busia, and Kindred by Octavia Butler.
"I'vealsobeeninvolvedwith afewdogs over here and have beento Wimbledon, Oxford, Swindonandothertracks.I finditagreatnightoutandit's anicelittlebreakfromthe pressuresofthedayjob."
Selecting the City as a place of residency is partly based on the migrants' conviction that it offers them considerable exposure to sophisticated technology and places of conviviality, consistent with one scholar's description of Manhattan as the center of the civilized world, i.e., a place in which "man must wak" (6) and be proud to be a "beento." (7) However, can man wak without gaining employment, or must he sleep when "the City never sleeps?" Whether or not man should wak or sleep he knows that "when the going gets tough, the tough get going." When the City's economy gets tough, Yankees get moving.
I've begun to meet friends on my own, I've beento the theatre twice, and I've even managed to get my hair coloured.
In addition to some of the familiar American authors, the roster will include Ekow Eshun, the Ghanaian-born author of Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond (Pantheon, 2006), which is described as a moving and insightful documentation of Ekow's return to Africa from his home in London to learn about his homeland; and Akosua Busia, author of The Seasons of Beento Blackbird (Little, Brown & Co., 1996), a novel that spans from Ghana to London, to the United States and to the Caribbean.
"I've beento slimming classes before but Dot is a fantastic leader, who inspires you.
A sprawling first novel, ambitious in its thematic inclusiveness, The Seasons of Beento Blackbird is the story of regrets, irresponsibility, obligations, the search for home in the right/wrong places.
Historically the answer has always beento build more dams, more canals.