chocolate soldier


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chocolate soldier

n
informal a person who mistakenly believes that he or she is very powerful, important, or impressive
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It was a splendid notion to bring Ivor Novello, Oscar Straus (no family connection) and Franz Lehar into this musical equation, with the very fine Illona Domnich drawing cheers from her audience with truly splendid performances of Novello's Waltz Of My Heart and that exquisite song from Oscar Straus's operetta The Chocolate Soldier called My Hero.
1909: The first performance took place of Oscar Strauss's The Chocolate Soldier.
Oscar Straus's The Chocolate Soldier is based on Shaw's Arms and the Man, though the operetta is less acerbic than the original.
1909: The first performance took place of Oscar Strauss's The Chocolate Soldier, the operetta based on Shaw's Arms And The Man.
Expect lashings more comedy from Graeme Hoyle, Ken Burnett and Heather Boothroyd in a Sand Dance plus Gina Cook and Marina Haigh in a favourite piece, The Chocolate Soldier.
The result is someone who's little more than a chocolate soldier and playing at it.
Sack this prince and let real soldiers wear the uniform and not a chocolate soldier who does charity work to stop the boredom.
Leazes was active in local musical theater for many years playing roles in such productions as The Chocolate Soldier and Oliver.
Chocolate drop, always fast asleep Dozin in his cosy bed Chocolate drop has got no time for sleep He's riding in a jeep instead They used to call in lazy bones in Harlem Lazy good for nothing all the day But now they're mighty proud of him in Harlem Chocolate soldier from the USA.
No fewer than seven of those 17 went in at double-figure odds: Moscow Blue (33-1), Chocolate Soldier (25-1), Nick The Silver (25-1), Corran Ard (25-1, as Williams' first runner on the Flat last month), Dancer Life (20-1), Mill Bank (16-1) and stable star State Of Play (11-1).
Cap Classique, a 66-1 chance, was soon racing in the rear in the two-mile contest but stayed on over the last four furlongs to be nearest at the finish, 13 lengths behind the winner Chocolate Soldier.
It applies to injury-jinxed goalkeeper Magnus Hedman, now known to Hoops supporters as The Chocolate Soldier.