hangdog


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showing a sense of guilt

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frightened into submission or compliance

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A sensitive, underplayed performance from Auteuil holds this otherwise lightweight film together - his multitude of hangdog expressions consummately capturing a certain kind of middle-aged selfishness.
Lennon, Modric and Pavlyuchenko have flowered under Hangdog Harry, but the one I think has profited most is Tom Huddlestone.
NEOPOLITAN mastiff Klash really was looking rather hangdog until owner Jo Marik decided to get her pet pooch a facelift.
ITV1, tomorrow, 9pm Who can resist a cute doggie or Martin Clunes' lovely hangdog expressions?
Meanwhile, Bernie must deal with assorted family dramas involving hangdog father (Eddie Marsan) and long-suffering, loving mother (a very good Helena Bonham Carter).
Incidental pleasures include Larrington Walker's Jamaican Merchant and Keir Charles's fatalistic servant Tranio, played as a hangdog Brummie, while David Hargreaves, here playing Katherina's father, is always worth watching.
Mom was crying because there wasn't any food in the house and Pop was just sitting there with that hangdog look on his face.
Against the various familiar hangdog intellectual trends that reduce human beings to "corks bobbing on the waves of history," Hayward offers the noble words and deeds of Churchill and Reagan as anecdotal proof--is there any other kind available?
The hangdog look of the animal as he slips away from human sight is the cause of the coyote's bad name.
Pausing to watch some of the heartbreakingly earnest cable show (with Mike, at once hangdog and wide-eyed with optimism, interviewing young artists), or the lip definer's promotional video, one teeters between groaning and laughing.
Stop it, just stop it," I tell the reporters, the Pentagon officials, the hangdog President refashioned, in mere weeks, into a crusader.
Later in the roundtable, Vadim Gaevsky, a senior critic with a great hangdog face, looked up intensely from his prepared text at Calegari.
A powerful tale of hangdog desperados bound by a code of honor, rated as one of the all-time greatest Westerns.
Turning to tiara-wearing weirdo Chloe-Jasmine, the hangdog X Factor relic pleaded: "Do you think we should spend some time with our loved ones?
Frost brought hangdog pathos to his accountant Jeremy Sloane, and it was a pleasure to see him rejecting his estranged wife (Colman) and treacherous mate Ross (Peter Serafinowicz).