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Pygmalion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPygmalionPyg‧ma‧li‧on /pɪɡˈmeɪliən/  (1913) a play by George Bernard Shaw in which Professor Henry Higgins teaches a poor cockney woman, Eliza Doolittle, how to speak and behave like an upper-class lady. The play was made into a musical (=a play that uses singing and dancing to tell a story) in 1956 and a successful film musical in 1964, both called My Fair Lady.
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