damsel

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a young unmarried woman

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And maybe I should be doing something that doesn't portray me as a damsel in distress," Sinha said.
A vibrant, sprawling adventure, The Woman in The Camphor Trunk offers a portrait of a spirited woman who refuses to be a damsel in distress -- unless it helps her to solve a case.
City that the done by pals have Even as I drew a letter D on the big pokey princess hat in my book of fairytales, I've never seen any merit in being a damsel in distress.
Stranded motorist Cheryl Greig - who was travelling with her daughter Macy - said: "It was so lovely for Neil to help a damsel in distress.
I'm actually not a fan of most action films, because you see the girl and she's a damsel in distress with her hair blown out and being rescued by the hero - that annoys me," she added.
Probably if I were a male I would be brave enough to save the damsel in distress.
He takes a keen interest in the damsel in distress, but Whitney thinks she's found a knight in shining armour much closer to home after Max offers her some work at the car lot.
He didn't tell me what the part was, but when I got down to the studios in London I found out I was going to be playing a damsel in distress.
CAN I just pass on my thanks to the lads at Kwik Fit at Four Lane Ends at Newcastle for helping a damsel in distress with her tyres when all the garage tyre pressure equipment was out of order.
The daily Shams reported on Sunday that foreign Arab women in Hail are knocking on peopleEoACAOs doors wearing tight abayas and perfume pulling the good old damsel in distress routine, usually involving a tale to get the mark to donate SR100 or so to fix some problem theyEoACAOre having, such as being stranded without means of transportation.
30pm) A kebab shop in Wolverhampton receives surprise visitors, a drain duo rescue an Essex damsel in distress, and an enforcement officer opens the doors to a squalid Newcastle house.
John Lawton wants to make his fortune, and really wants little to do with any damsel in distress.
Danielle, 29, from Cardiff, plays a damsel in distress with an ulterior motive, in the 20-second advert for chilli and chocolate flavour crisps, due to be released on February 16.
He is taking a holiday while recovering from a career-threatening injury, and the last thing he needs is a damsel in distress tagging along for the ride.
But this visual delight fits in with the inventive opera following Prince Tamino and comic sidekick Papageno as they battle through trials with help of a magic flute to rescue a damsel in distress.