In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Five minutes later Audrey walked out in a blue low-cut shirt and hip-huggers.
- I stripped my clothes off and slipped into a pair of tight hip-huggers and a black sweater that showed some of my stomach.
- I spied a man with pickle-colored hair one night, next to a claque of aspiring models zipped into airtight hip-huggers.
- Mary was wearing blue hip-huggers with a pink tank top.
- Faith picked out a pair of faded, blue jean, hip-huggers and a blue jean tube top that zipped closed in the front.
- It's time to face the fact that unilateralism, like hip-huggers and flashmobs, is a summer fad that just hasn't worked out.
- I held up a pair of hip-huggers and studied my reflection.
- The girls favor low-cut hip-huggers and bangs curled under with a curling iron, à la 1972.
- They make a swirl of cargo pants and flip-flops, of hip-huggers and college T-shirts.
- How small she looked in her snug black hip-huggers, nothing on top but a tank top, sweater tied at the waist.
- The pants were dark blue denim hip-huggers with bright blue seams.
- After the women traded their hip-huggers for looser-fitting clothes, their symptoms disappeared.
- Pulling on her hip-huggers Jazlyn felt the disgust she always felt when pulling on these ‘revealing’ pants.
- I walked into my dressing room and pulled on stylishly tight hip-huggers and a black baby tee shirt.
- I pulled out a pair of hip-huggers, underwear, a tank-top, a bra and a pair of socks.
- The jeans were slightly big, but hip-huggers were the style these days anyway.
- They were hip-huggers as well, and my shirt was fortunately long enough to cover all of my stomach.
- She was wearing tight blue jean hip-huggers, a white spaghetti strapped shirt, and a tight white fishnet top.
- The jeans were hip-huggers, pink as well, but a neon pink, complete with a butterfly belt buckle.
- I was wearing light blue hip-huggers, that flared out near the ankles, with a thin striped tee.
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