under-achiever

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under-achiever

[ˌʌndərəˈtʃiːvəʳ] N (Brit) → persona f que no desarrolla su potencial, persona f que no rinde (como podría)
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The 23-year-old under-achiever, said: "It would be very good for our confidence to go through to the quarter-finals.
Marc Overmars is a sad under-achiever, Emmanuel Petit lasted just a half before limping off and Nicolas Anelka was ineffectual.
Since then, though, he has been something of an under-achiever, with only one top-ten finish - ninth in the Open at Lytham last year - to his name from eight starts.
PAUL JEWELL was branded an under-achiever yesterday after being sacked as boss of crisis club Sheffield Wednesday.
EOIN JESS last night vowed to bury his under-achiever tag after being drafted into Scotland's elite.
Instead he's an under-achiever in a sweaty vest, hounded by the taxman and his ex-girlfriend.
winner of ten singles titles in 13 years as a professional despite being something of an under-achiever, showed improved form to take out last year's Australian Open runner-up Arnaud Clement 6-2 6-4 yesterday morning.
Colly wasn't the only under-achiever as Newcastle raced into a 3-1 lead after 30 minutes.
Harry has confounded critics who claimed he was an "under-achiever", unsuited to such an academic institution as Eton.
Freeman, 47, who shot to fame as an "under-achiever" still living with his parents and working in a "pointless" job in mockumentary The Office almost 20 years ago, will host the 2pm to 4pm show from July.
Pakistan might be under-achiever for a variety of reasons but one thing is absolutely clear and is known to all that as far as quality of life and quality of industrial products and agricultural produce is concerned, Pakistan is far ahead of India.
Always well-regarded but an under-achiever over hurdles, Invitation Only fell early on his fencing bow (behind Monalee at Punchestown in November) but made amends when posting a good, frontrunning display to beat solid yardstick Any Second Now in Navan last month.