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That mindset of being plucky underdogs against the giants runs through the team. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the plucky younger side you expected them to gamble. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Britain is not a nation of plucky losers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)British cinema loves a plucky underdog character. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This plucky young lady has been through so much and it would be wonderful if she overcame alopecia. The Sun (2006)British cinema loves a plucky underdog. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But frankly there was an embarrassment of plucky British winners last night. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We all love an underdog, the plucky little contender who stands firm against insurmountable odds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We want to be winners, not plucky losers. The Sun (2012)They've been through some tough times but the plucky little guys keep on going. The Sun (2015)No one wants to be called plucky losers, do they? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will King likes to present himself as the plucky underdog. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Neither play makes it to the podium, but both are better than plucky losers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The story of this plucky underdog enthralled the British public. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was not a plucky loser, but a man with his finger on the pulse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet since then this plucky British company has earned a reputation for consistently playful performances fuelled by fresh ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This conjured up an image of a plucky little country coming to our aid in the struggle against Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When it came to grief after just a few days, there was widespread sympathy for a plucky young man. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now we're the plucky underdogs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Still, we plucky British like to keep cheerful in the face of adversity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shocked, but fuelled with the adrenaline of fury, this plucky young woman had given chase. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not nearly, not plucky little losers, but the most hopelessly dreadful by a country mile. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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