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Relating to Bangladesh:‘though my parents are both Bangladeshi, I was born and raised in London’‘the Bangladeshi garment industry’
- ‘Monica Ali isn't the first person to write about the Bangladeshi communities who live in Brick Lane.’
- ‘I am Bangladeshi and I am going to stop watching cricket.’
- ‘Karim is supposed to embody the dissonance and non-conformity of second-generation Bangladeshi youths.’
- ‘Although I'm of Bangladeshi origin, I live and work in the West, so I'm perceived as an "outsider".’
- ‘In their quest to chase down the target of 314 runs, Zimbabwean batsmen looked rusty throughout and surrendered to the Bangladeshi bowlers.’
- ‘Born to a British mother and a Bangladeshi father, she studied at the Arts Educational School in London.’
- ‘This film introduces Jaya Ahsan, a Bangladeshi film star, in the female lead.’
A native or inhabitant of Bangladesh, or a person of Bangladeshi descent:‘the majority of Bangladeshis in urban areas have mobile phones’
- ‘In addition to rice, Bangladeshis eat all sorts of fish, another mainstay in the Bangladeshi diet.’
- ‘Most Bangladeshis follow the folk traditions of the Bengali culture.’
- ‘Floating farms - and produce that can flourish in flood conditions - are a way to help Bangladeshis live with rising waters.’
- ‘That project had played a role in helping more than 92 million Bangladeshis get cellphone access.’
- ‘It was the par-4 15th hole which changed the complexion between them as the Bangladeshi dropped a double bogey.’
- ‘"Bangladeshis are the best cooks in the world, 95% of people would agree," he insists.’
- ‘He was a Bangladeshi who had recently immigrated to the U.S.’
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