pig-headedness


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pig-headedness

nSturheit f
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pig-headedness

[ˌpɪgˈhɛdɪdnɪs] ncaparbietà, testardaggine f
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He knows your character, Joseph, and is well acquainted with your pig-headedness and ignorance; and he knows my character, Joseph, and he knows my want of gratitoode.
Celtic needed saving back in 1994 after the pig-headedness of their previous regime took them to death's door before Fergus McCann arrived at the club.
Their stubborn commitment to attacking cricket even as this tournament demanded adaptability spoke to a pig-headedness but in the final reckoning, it was also what made the difference.
That requires a heady mix of courage, resilience and pig-headedness to succeed against the odds.
But Wenger is being dragged down by his own pig-headedness.
With her stubborn nature and his pig-headedness the two snipe at each other and relentlessly bicker over the course of the franchise but always give in to their romantic feelings for each other in the end.
But now Arsenal's anti-Wenger faction - no larger in number than the Wenger loyalists judging by the strange atmosphere at the Emirates on Saturday - are tired of stagnation under a oncegreat manager, whose idealism now smacks of pig-headedness.
I promised not to let politicians send me into an apoplectic frenzy with their arrogance and pig-headedness - a vow which took some keeping after Corbyn got elected.
But at the moment egregious administration pig-headedness seems to be the order of the day.
Through sheer hard work, determination and pig-headedness of John, Phil Jones and the campaigning group we can expect 90% of our money.