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gentlemanⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- [well-educated, wealthy, aristocratic, stuffy] gentleman
- be a gentleman and [hold, open] the door
- ever the gentleman, he [held, opened] the door
- would you be a gentleman and [hold the door, help me with, give me a hand with]
- is a [true, perfect, proper] gentleman
- has always been a [perfect] gentleman
- acted like a good little gentleman
- try to be more of a gentleman
- what I really [want, need] is a gentleman
- ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention?
- gentlemen, please [follow me, take your seats]
- the gentleman in question
- the gentleman [standing, sitting] in the [last] row
- a gentleman would have [helped, offered, responded]
- act like a gentleman!
- that is not how a gentleman would behave!
- is not something a gentleman would do
- is not [fitting, characteristic] of a [true] gentleman
- is a very [distinguished, elderly] gentleman
- [had, made] a gentleman's agreement (to)
- epitomizes the "gentle" in gentleman
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