In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for coats)guardarropa masculinebefore noun cloakroom attendant — guardarropa masculine
- He had left it on the cloakroom floor on Wednesday last week because it was too big to fit in his locker.
- Ticket boxes and a cloakroom (behind the stairs) greet you as you come in.
- Because of the overcrowding problems in the school I know that some children are being taught in cloakrooms.
- From cloakroom attendant at The Cavern to hostess of a thousand Blind Dates, she remains one of our best-loved entertainers.
- The great spiralling lamp, lighting the ground floor cafe, is made of copper as are the intricate mesh cupboards of the cloakroom upstairs.
- Built about 15 years ago, this three-bed mid-terrace red-brick house has an entrance hallway, kitchen/dining room, living room and a cloakroom on the ground floor.
- An old fashioned pantry leads off it, with rows of neat shelving which would be roomy enough to convert to a cloakroom / utility room.
- Could they not have given out cloakroom tickets last night to everyone who queued up in the rain?
- A cloakroom and shower room complete the accommodation at this level.
- This gives an illusion of space even in tiny rooms like cloakrooms.
- They still can go into the cloistered cloakrooms, into the member's gym and dining room… and even onto the floor of congress itself.
- A utility room offers further storage and a cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
- Beneath the new foyer that links hail to street and school, the architect included some basement rooms for cloakrooms and storage.
- She recounts one episode late at night, when she was confronted by the man in a corridor in the parliament building - before escaping through a cloakroom.
- A corridor leads to a fine sized family room; also in this area are a cloakroom, kitchen, laundry room and utility room.
- She worked part-time at the Paradox Club in Brighton as a cloakroom attendant.
- My mind kept returning to a cloakroom which has masses of children's clothes and coats hanging up, and a central heating boiler at the back of the room.
- The remainder of the accommodation comprises a bedroom with en suite shower room and a guest cloakroom with fitted shelving.
- Somewhere in the building there would be a cloakroom.
- The final phase currently planned is for new cloakrooms and an entrance hall linking the original building and the infants' classroom.
2British(lavatory)lavabo masculinebaño (de las visitas) masculine Latin America
- There is a downstairs cloakroom which has black and gold walls, white tiles and a sunken shower with draped white shower curtains.
- To the left of the dining room is a cloakroom with guest toilet, while the kitchen can be accessed from both the dining room and hall.
- Further down the inner hall there's a guest cloakroom with a toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail.
- The cottage includes four bedrooms, three reception rooms, a bathroom and toilet, a 24 ft kitchen, a cloakroom with toilet and a garage.
- Immediately to the left is the guest cloakroom, a modern room with a ceramic toilet with polished granite surround and a hand basin with matching granite top and built-in storage presses.
- Off to either side are two of the four bedrooms, one with an adjoining shower room that doubles as a downstairs cloakroom and laundry.
- Off the hall, there is a guest cloakroom with toilet and hand basin.
- There is an en suite shower room with Mira power shower and flagstone floor, while a a separate guest cloakroom includes a washbasin and toilet.
- The back hall leads to a downstairs cloakroom with toilet, hand basin and shower.
- A year later I found myself in the ladies' cloakroom deep in the maze that is St Mary's Medical School.
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