In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(garment)falda femeninopollera femenino Cono Sur
- Jean tries to keep her patience by smoothing her suede leather skirt.
- As she stepped out of the room, her hoop skirt swishing slightly, she ran into Drew.
- Claire stepped into her short pleated denim skirt that she had altered herself.
- She basically always wore an ankle length khaki skirt and a pale green sweater that always accentuated her hazel eyes.
- Chelsea ended up in a black pleated mini skirt with a tight red shirt that tied around the back.
- Madison straightened out her black mini skirt and matching camisole and exited the car.
- After a swim, put on the wrap skirt over your bikini or swim suit, and go for a drink.
- She pulled on her pink leather skirt with a white shirt and rooted around for her shoes.
- Damien felt himself staring, she was wearing a short pleated denim skirt and her bikini.
- Her flowing skirt was hiked up in back with just a hint of a bustle.
- I normally wear plaid skirts with a plain white blouse.
- She was wearing a knee-length dark blue jean skirt with a front slit and a blue backless top.
- I straightened my blue jean skirt, and raised my hand to knock on the door, when it opened.
- At the sound of the girls' skirts rustling, the men gave a start and began expressing their disapproval.
- Sighing, she straighten out her mini white skirt before turning around.
- The tiered A-line skirt will attract your cabana boy's attention without the need for finger snapping.
- She smoothed her plaid skirt, adjusting any wrinkles or valleys that had been created.
- I wore a short black leather skirt and a spaghetti strap tank top.
- I had on a knee-length faded jean skirt with a red halter top.
- She glanced down at her knee-length blue denim skirt and long white sweater, and sighed.
1.2femenino faldafemenino pollera Cono Surmasculino faldón
- The bodice hugged my form and the skirt flared to give me enough room to run.
- It's a blue-grey tulle dress with a sequins-spattered skirt and sheer camisole top.
- The full length skirt of the dress flowed out, brushing the floor.
- She grabbed the flint out of the pocket of her trousers and slipped it into the small pocket in the skirt of her dress after giving her sister a hug.
- When I stand my hands rest on the netted skirt of the gown.
- Amy adjusted Sara's coat over the skirt of her blue dress before turning for the scarf.
- The lapels of the coat extend beyond the skirt, and halt at my mid-shin.
- The dress had a beautiful A line skirt and a strapless bodice that had dark pink beaded designs on it.
- She was dressed in a style I had only seen in old portraits, a stiff black dress with flaring skirts and a lace-ornamented stomacher.
- I pulled the skirt of my dress back down, readjusted the bodice so that it wasn't so twisted.
- Her tunic hung loosely around her as she adjusted her long skirt around her waist.
- I adjusted the skirt of my green gown.
- Her cerise dress had narrow skirts and large, puffed sleeves.
- Then there are these gorgeous gorgeous heavenly dresses with their flowing skirts and soft dove grey colors.
- It was a sleeveless dress and the skirt was long and flowing.
- She smoothed out the long skirt of her gown and waited for Thomas to stand.
- Amelia wore pretty dresses with full skirts and small waists with short jackets and fanned pumps.
2EEUU argot(woman)una faldauna pollera Cono Sur
- He was here, with her this very instant, and he wasn't leaving to go chase some skirt.
- Dad told me you were quite a skirt chaser when you were in high school.
- No, he was a skirt chaser of the worse kind.
- He was chasing skirt and snorting booze, hoovering up every kind of sin and excess he could lay his gauntlets on.
3Britanico(cut of beef)falda femeninomatambre masculino Río de la Plata
1(run alongside)(forest/mountain/town) bordearthe road skirts the lake — la carretera bordea el lago
- At this time of year she may be just South, along the glades that skirt the woods.
- In certain neighborhoods of Havana and the villages skirting the city, cherubic black Marys and Christs are worshipped.
- The ‘road’ along Jomtien Beach was a stretch of unpaved dirt that skirted long lines of swaying palm trees.
- Stay on this as it skirts Orielton Field Centre then heads south down into a small valley.
- Kook stood up and skirted the round table till he came to the small black oven that stood behind Taterra.
- They will follow the tiny paths over the mountains and through the famous vineyards of Rioja before skirting the cities of Burgos, Leon and Lugo.
- Oh, look, they just bumped hips skirting around that table.
- The highway skirts the border between mountains and high desert.
- The price of oil slipped below $US 60 a barrel as Hurricane Dennis skirted past refineries in the Gulf of Mexico.
- It would skirt Northcliffe Playing fields and pass under or over Bradford Road at the Branch pub.
- One field skirted the edge of a primary school, which was fenced off with barbed wire and guard posts.
- On my way out, I carefully skirted a group of bikers playing a rowdy game of pool.
- Crichton novels often skirt the boundary between science fiction and reality.
- He skirted round a large stone on the path, not wanting to trip and lose his place.
- His current quarry had turned north to skirt the edge of the extensive lawn.
- He skirted past the man and strode down the hall.
- Just outside the Utica airport's perimeter is a county highway that skirts the end of the main runway.
- Ever afterwards, they skirted the boundaries of our property as if we'd wired the perimeter with high-voltage electricity.
- The South course winds through terraced canyons and skirts ocean cliff edges before finishing on a very challenging par 4.
- The uphill putt just skirts the left edge and Woods taps in for par.
- Along the scenic route skirting the rim we stopped at every lookout to gaze at the fantastic scenery.
- We also leased horses and went along a shaded path skirted by a stream.
- Of course under some circumstances you find yourself skirting the edge of obscurantism.
- He did not have the time to skirt round all the walls looking for a way out.
- The highway skirted the shoreline, winding as it dipped beneath a sea of swaying grass.
- The two men rushed rapidly down the halls, skirting past servants and other court members.
- It's possible Doc sought to ride us round them, skirting their flank without looking left nor right to acknowledge their being there.
- He walked along the path that skirted the building.
- So we try to skirt past this lot, and find ourselves in the church of furniture, the calm haven that is Habitat.
- If you are walking, you can skirt round the edge of the crag and follow some steps to rejoin the path.
- We conducted a night move to skirt the city and get through the Karbala Gap.
- He averted her gaze and skirted past her down the path she had come from, towards the bathroom.
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