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  • s  not befitting a gentleman

  • If Wimbledon officials were miffed by such ungentlemanly delving into their financial arrangements, they were outraged by the even more ungentlemanly conduct of McEnroe.
  • To reporters said he: "I don't know whether I should talk to such ungentlemanly fellows as you.
  • The two best marksmen at the shooting party fall into an intense, ungentlemanly competition over who will bag the most birds.

  • Tim Howard in Mirror.co.uk
    I suppose you could describe it as ungentlemanly conduct and the officials should have done something about it. But he got away with it. The guy who robs the bank, if you don't catch him, then he keeps the money,Howard said. "I tried to...
  • Stuart Pearce in Telegraph.co.uk
    We're fair-minded enough to say we have no problems with necessary bookings, but when you've played for two-and-a-bit hours, after four matches, to book a goalkeeper for what he deems ungentlemanly conduct...... (is unfair),said Pearce.
  • Gavin Hunt in The Times
    He got a fine from me for that. It was ungentlemanly conduct. You must never make a mockery of the opposition because the game is bigger and it will come back to bite,said Hunt, echoing a complaint by Glenn Hoddle when Orlando Pirates' tricks...

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