alterego

alterego

Someone who is perceived to be like oneself
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Paul O'Grady's alterego, Lily Savage, challenged Colin to do better than the amateur acts on stage
Quinn en La ciudad de Cristal es el verdadero alterego de su autor querencia fiel, esa imagen que el propio Auster ha exhortado con tanto enfasis en sus entrevistas: "No es que escribir me produzca un gran placer, pero es mucho peor si no lo hago".
And then there's L, the special investigator who is hell bent on capturing Kira, Light's alterego that claims responsibility for the killings.
Identified subthemes of supernurse included: extraordinary powers used for good; cloak of invulnerability; no sidekick; Krpytonite, and an alterego.
RICHARD WILSON has revealed he could actually bring back his grouchy alterego Victor Meldrew.
Now the EU-funded ALTEREGO project has developed a new clinical method, computer architecture and software to help patients adapt their behaviour by interacting with avatars and robots.
Bowie played on his alien alterego with a successful move into acting - playing the lead character in the science fiction film The Man Who Fell To Earth, before moving to Berlin.
In the end, Jake's disparate identities merge, after his revaluation of the philosophy behind each side; as the spirituality of the Na'vi makes more sense than the cynical materialism of his own kind, he transforms himself irreversably, embracing his Na'vi alterego as unequivocal identity and rejecting his human ancestry.
MEET Betty Crossland - Betty Boop's Scottish alterego who has just celebrated her 80th birthday.
He is consequently sentenced to seven years behind bars but remains there for another couple of decades, as his alterego, superstar Charles Bronson, takes over his life.
But he sprayed cleaning fluid around the flat and on the walls, started the fire, and left a note apologising for what he had done, blaming it on his alterego, and ending the note with a smiley face.