In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(leg/pocket) del pantalón
- You can use a hanger with clamps or slide the slacks onto a trouser rod or regular hanger.
- He said the company had embraced fresh thinking in the past - en-suite facilities in bedrooms were a novelty 20 years ago, along with televisions and trouser presses.
- The man was unloading his car when an unknown assailant grabbed him while an accomplice pulled cash out of his trouser pocket.
- Cozy guest bedrooms upstairs with en suite showers, television and trouser presses provide privacy and personal space.
- Always in their best grey suits, they nevertheless fail the sartorial test by wearing trainers which glare from under their trouser cuffs.
- Slowly, she slid a hand into her trouser pocket and pulled out a small, black radio which was shaped like a phone.
- Men should avoid carrying wallets in back trouser pockets.
- She reached into her trouser pocket for a flare, and lit it.
- When they were ready, she took a small pouch from her trouser pocket.
- She pointed at a bulge in his right trouser pocket.
- She reached inside her trouser pocket and brought out a necklace, heavily jeweled.
- I'm not saying I'm unaccustomed to luxury, but I did get quite excited to find I had an executive trouser press in my room.
- I remove a scuffed up piece of paper from my trouser pocket and put on my best reading voice.
- Without further ado, the man reached down and snatched the letter from her trouser pocket.
- There was a tear in his left trouser leg, just above the knee, blood was staining the fabric there.
- The study - the first to indicate that mobile phones have a negative effect on sperm counts - found that men most affected were those who kept their phones in their trouser pocket, or in a belt holster.
- Anecdotally, some patients have also reported pain after routinely wedging bulky wallets into their trouser pockets.
- Alan patted a small packet wrapped in brown paper and twine that protruded from his trouser pocket.
- You check yourself and discover you've torn a trouser leg and your knee is bleeding and your knuckles are cut up.
- He mumbled and stuffed his hands into his trouser pockets.
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