In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1femenino camisafemenino camisafemenino blusa (camisera)to give sb the shirt off one's back — darle hasta la camiseta a algn
- he'd give you the shirt off his back — es capaz de darte hasta la camiseta / hasta lo que no tiene
- to have / take the shirt off sb's back
- he'd have the shirt off your back if you let him — ese es capaz de robarle a su madre
- keep your shirt on! — ¡no te sulfures!
- to lose one's shirt — perder hasta la camisa / la camiseta
- to put one's shirt on sth/sb — jugarse hasta la camisa / la camiseta
- before noun shirt collar — cuello de la camisa
- His tie was loose, and the top 2 buttons of his shirt undone with his sleeves rolled up to his elbows.
- He wore his white chambray shirt and purple vest, black chinos, and leather boots.
- He was similarly dressed except that his shirt hung more loosely over his body.
- He wore a white and blue striped shirt with blue jeans.
- He himself had a red collared shirt with jeans on.
- The boy's shirt has sweat all down the front of it.
- There was a gentleman behind me walking on his own with his shirt open.
- She was wearing a white short-sleeved men's shirt with a pair of black denim pants.
- He jogged up to walk beside me, his tie untied, the top two buttons of his shirt undone, his sleeves pushed up to his elbows.
- He was wearing all black, his shirt clinging onto his body showing of muscles.
- He wore a tight, white, long-sleeved, button-up shirt.
- Wear your new striped button-down shirt with jeans, chinos or corduroy pants.
- The three men were also dressed alike: denim jeans, long-sleeved plaid shirts, and work boots.
- We have a business casual dress code at my office, which means collared shirts without a tie.
- His outfit consisted of a white cotton dress shirt with a black bow tie and matching shoes.
- We then proceeded to a bunch of neatly ironed shirts on wire hangers.
- His black silk shirt was unbuttoned, but for Daman, this was nothing new.
- The making of women's blouses also bought the cut of men's shirts.
- Wear a white shirt with tan pants and a dark overcoat with confidence.
- She wore a plaid flannel shirt that went down her hips, and no pants.
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