In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I can wear the sarong over the bathing suit and go out at night and the t-shirt over a pair of jeans.
- The sarong is the national garment of Malayia, though not restricted to that area.
- She wore a bikini with a sarong tied around her waist.
- The young women simply wrapped the sarongs around their waists.
- I quickly changed and wrapped my sarong around my waist and headed back out to the deck where everyone else was.
- Not expecting visitors, she simply ties a sarong around her waist.
- Never underestimate the versatility of a sarong.
- Down by the beach, a skinny man wearing nothing but John Lennon glasses and a bright yellow sarong was dancing around pieces of paper he had displayed on the grass verge.
- I tie mine round my waist as a makeshift sarong and slip it round my shoulders to cover sunburn.
- The company offered rectangular versions of the scarves for use as sarongs, as well as fringed piece goods in a variety of fibers.
- Men and women also commonly wear sarongs (a skirtlike garment) in public.
- Both Indonesian American men and women wear sarongs, traditional Indonesian garments with batik designs.
- Batik-inspired designs are often produced in factories on shirts, sarongs, table cloths, or dresses forming an iconic Malaysian aesthetic.
- A few metres along, the group of young Spanish mothers are putting on clothes, shaking out sarongs, and collecting sunglasses and children.
- The traditional clothing of the Sinhalese is the sarama, a type of sarong (a wrapped garment).
- Other must-pack items include a sarong and gauzy shirts; both are compact and go the distance.
- Men and married women wear a loose tunic over a wrapped sarong.
- Malay men wear baju Melayu, long-sleeved shirts over an ankle-length sarong or pants.
- Around the house, men wear shorts and a tank top, or a sarong (a skirtlike garment).
- When you're not lounging on a chaise or going for a dip in just your swimsuit, drape a pretty sarong around your hips, island style.
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