cliche


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  • noun

Synonyms for cliche

platitude

Synonyms for cliche

a trite expression or idea

Synonyms for cliche

a trite or obvious remark

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Dans les publications populaires de l'epoque, Cliche recense quatre figures types qu'on rend principalement coupables d'abus : la belle-mere, le pere soulon, la mere <<nerveuse>> et les parents souffrant de troubles mentaux.
When Cliche purchased the building in 2006, it had been converted into several apartments and a flea market.
The research also found that one in three bosses has told employees not to use cliches in meetings with clients.
Cliche caught the Kings' eye because he's a junior-level teammate of goalie Jonathan Bernier, their first-round pick last year.
The promotion will run until July 15, six days after the final match of the World Cup has been held, and by which time the nation will have heard more than enough football cliches, according to Ginsters.
Importantly, Wiese reminds us that the suburban cliche itself has served to structure racially-biased market opportunity, as "the idea of suburbs as white and middle- or upper-class space, places where a 'better' class of people lived, played an important part in sustaining the spatial advantages that adhere to these places still" (p.
The man has fashioned a career out of locating or inventing a crude symbolic shorthand to explain and even popularize complex international phenomena while relying on a small cast of elites from politics, academia, and business to agree with his global cliches.
Here, Grimonprez's use of cliches results in an image that is both familiar and unprecedented.
In a recent discussion with a colleague, we went so far as to say that cliches are often, in a philosophical sense, important in society as they enable each culture to distinguish its values from those of other cultures.
MARK MEIGHAN is the winner of Fantasy Cliche League 2.
While some of the characters suffer from cliche or stagnancy, others are the true testaments to Monroe's craft.
The title tune is a miniature masterpiece as Black piles on cliche after cliche in a paradoxically direct and honest reflection on his own mortality.
Sutherland manages to balance the serious undertones of the Subject matter without ever comprising the more farcial elements, which prevents the film from swaying into the overindulgent realm of the artist/addict cliche.
It was time, to use the old cliche, "to fish or cut bait.
Yet, for thirty years now, he has published essays and reviews that display not only a surprisingly broad range but an incisiveness and an insistence on the importance of style--all of which are abundantly displayed in The War Against Cliche.