beau geste

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Synonyms for beau geste

an act requiring special generosity

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a gracious (but usually meaningless) gesture

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Beau Geste and crew were then heading directly to Newcastle for the next round--the Audi IRC Australian Championship.
Un beau geste de sympathie dont vient de faire preuve un groupe d'etudiants a l'egard des pensionnaires du Centre de sauvegarde d'enfants d'Agadir.
So joining the French Foreign Legion for a month to find the truth behind the romantic Beau Geste image should be a doddle.
In all he made 120 films, most notably alongside Gary Cooper in Beau Geste (1939), opposite Grace Kelly in Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder (1954), and with Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal in Love Story (1970).
Only Tony Kirby's Ker 46 Patrice and Bob Steel's TP52 Quest managed to take a win off Team Beau Geste during the series hosted by the Newcastle club.
Ray Milland got a standing ovation filming Beau Geste (1939) when he hit an unpadded spot on Donlevy's costume.
Her lead on the water was never threatened, though neither was the official race record, set by Karl Kwok on the Volvo 60 Beau Geste back in 2000.
They were William C (1879-1949) who played George Washington in The Spirit Of 76 (1917), Noah (1882-1946) probably best-known for playing nasty Lejaune in Beau Geste (1926) and Wallace (1885-1949) who was once married to Gloria Swanson and won a Best Actor Oscar for The Champ (1931) in which he played Andy Purcell.
Nobody joins the Army to be treated like Beau Geste.
Amongst the newest boats in the fleet are three new builds representing the latest thinking in offshore yacht designs namely Karl Kwok's latest Beau Geste.
Performances include Michael Schumacher and Alex Waterman in Dans le Jardin; Compagnie Beau Geste in Transports Exceptionnels, a dance duet with a mechanical digger; and Contigo, featuring Joao P.
Q Please confirm that Telly Savalas appeared in a film version of Beau Geste.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- JazzMN Big Band and the Twin Cities Hot Summer Jazz Festival are planning a benefit for the Hurricane Katrina relief, "A Jazz Beau Geste to the Big Easy," on Sunday, Sept.
Q I'm trying to recall the poem read out at the beginning of the film Beau Geste.