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 woman, girl)vestido masculine
- An abiding memory for me will be the girls in their colourful dresses sitting on the lawn as they wait to leave, laughing and singing.
- The chief bridesmaid Sheryl Chiffin and bridesmaids Clare Scott and Amy Smith wore ballerina-length ivory silk dresses edged in plum pink.
- She also hit the mark with her black silk flower print strapless dresses with their asymmetrical handkerchief hemlines.
- The one thing you know about every single female character in Weiner's books is what dress size she wears.
- All the dresses and garments were well made, but I just can't see the theme of this collection.
- I've seen guests wear black dresses at weddings and thought nothing of it.
- She wore a black sleeveless dress and a black hat.
- Women wear one-piece calico or cotton dresses, or loose blouses and skirts.
- And Suzy has to wear a bridesmaid dress the like of which has not been seen since 1983.
- Others appeared to float in broad tutu dresses worn with matching gossamer-light chiffon veil coats.
- This just shows white dresses don't have to be boring and can vary a lot.
- Some designers showed fur as a trim - around the necklines or hemlines of dresses, or on the collars and cuffs of sweaters and jackets.
- The girls were all in simple woollen dresses and white linen smocks, their hair tied mostly in ponytails.
- Her figure expressed itself entirely through her flashy, expensive dresses and garments.
- Leoni wore a gold silk evening dress and silk top hat, while Deborah opted for a jacket, waistcoat, gold cravat and black trousers.
- Casual wear, evening dresses, classical gowns and avant-garde bra-style tops are all denim.
- She wore a long dark blue and light blue striped collared dress with short sleeves.
- Chiffon was the fabric of the night: everything from asymmetrical tops to strapless panel dresses was made in chiffon.
- The bridesmaids wore Hawaiian-print dresses, a fashion mode echoed in the groomsmen's shirts.
- I have a new spaghetti-strap dress I want to wear to our family Christmas party.
2(clothing, style of dressing)the local dress — el traje típico del lugar
- they arrived in formal dress — llegaron vestidos de etiqueta
- actors in period dress — actores con traje(s) de época
- they adopted Western dress — adoptaron el modo de vestir / la vestimenta occidental
- he took great care over his dress — se preocupaba mucho por su atuendo / su indumentaria
- she has good/no dress sense — tiene buen gusto/mal gusto para vestirse
1(put clothes on)vestirto get dressed — vestirse
- I'm not dressed — no estoy vestido
- she wasn't dressed for the occasion — no estaba vestida de forma adecuada para la ocasión
- she was well/badly dressed — iba bien/mal vestida
- a smartly dressed woman — una mujer elegantemente vestida
- he was dressed in white/rags/uniform — iba (vestido) de blanco/con harapos/de uniforme
- she was dressed in a kimono — llevaba (puesto) un kimono
2(provide clothes for)vestirshe's dressed by Balmain — la viste Balmain
3(prepare)(fish/chicken) preparardressed crab — cangrejo preparado masculine
6(skins) adobar(skins) curtir(stone) labrar
8(decorate)(Christmas tree) adornar(Christmas tree) decorar(shop window) arreglar(shop window) decorar
1(put on, wear clothes)vestirsehe always dresses in black — siempre (se) viste de negro
- she dresses very well — (se) viste muy bien
- to dress to the right/left — calzar a la derecha/izquierda
2(dress formally)we don't dress for dinner — no nos cambiamos para cenar
3Militaryalinearsedress right! — ¡vista a la derecha!
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