In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US(in bedroom)tocador masculine
- Two squat dressers, two drawers each, held her clothes, and were also flanked by realistically drawn climbing ivy.
- She sat the helmet on the table and opened the top drawer of her dresser.
- It may be installed in a dresser or desk drawer or detached and mounted in a vehicle.
- I went to my dresser, opened the drawer, and counted about 25 t-shirts of my own.
- Before I could stop him, he was hurriedly picking up the clothes from the floor and shoving them in random drawers of the dresser.
- She pulled open the bottom drawer of the dresser and selected sheets, a pillow, and a light quilt and made the bed as smoothly as she could.
- I still have it in the top drawer of my dresser next to an old Scout knife, an envelope containing a bit of hair from my border collie and two French coins.
- I grab a handful of clothes and stuff it into the drawer of the mahogany dresser next to one of the king-sized beds.
- There were two dressers with drawers matching the same mahogany of the bed and a little cot in one corner set up for her.
- All I had to do was pull out the drawers from her dresser and put them on the bed, and Sara took care of the rest.
- He folded his clothes nicely into the drawers of his dresser, and partly filled his closet.
- He looked under the bed, in her dresser drawers, in her closet.
- Finally he pulled out a shirt from a drawer in his dresser.
- When we were done, the bed was completely under the window, with a desk, dresser, and chest of drawers against the walls.
- I opened the first two drawers in the dresser and filled them.
- She kept her diary in the drawer of her dresser and locked it.
- Destiny put her stuff in one of the empty drawers in her dresser and sat back down at the table with tears in her eyes.
- Several duffle bags of baby food and supplies were stowed under our beds and in several drawers of the dressers.
- There were two double beds, two bedside tables, and two dressers with six drawers each.
- He walked over to her dresser and opened the drawer; his jaw dropped.
2British(in kitchen)aparador masculine
- A dinged-up dresser and desk sat on the adjacent wall, both nicked and scratched from years of abuse.
- From here, a glass-panelled door connects to the large country style kitchen with its pine dresser and cupboards.
- There are no cupboards but there is an open dresser with shelves for the china.
- It belonged in the trash bin, not displayed out in the dresser.
- They kept a creamery book behind the plates on the top shelf of the dresser in the kitchen so that they could see at a glance how much milk they had delivered to their co-op.
- Yeah, he climbs on the kitchen cabinets and dressers.
- Dining-room storage tends to come in the form of dressers, tall cupboards or armoires, and sideboards.
- The furniture included a forties dresser, an oval sixties coffee table and two much newer Scandinavian-style bookcases of unvarnished pine.
- He has a great assortment of tables, chairs, bookcases, intricate and unusual shelving, dressers, coffee tables and a wonderful bed and bedside lockers, all crafted by Jimmy himself.
- During the 19th century chinaware became more affordable, and was openly displayed, making dressers very popular.
1(person)he's a sloppy/stylish dresser — (se) viste con mucho descuido/estilo
- Unsurprisingly, it concluded that he is a fantastic footballer, a great dresser and makes lots of money for his family, which is good of him.
- I was a tomboy, a horrible dresser, a fashion disaster as a child, and I really didn't care.
- Another quick tip to help you seem like a simple, classy dresser is to avoid T-shirts with beer, sport or rock group logos.
- Utilitarian dressers are likely to have bought their garb from British Home Stores and the Co-operative Society.
- To walk along any street in central Scotland is to appreciate what snappy dressers they are in downtown Tirana.
- And surprise surprise, there were some flashes of hot pink that may force some conservative dressers to do a rethink.
- He was a most neat dresser when he paid his visits to Tubber on a fair day or any other time.
- Edward was a dapper dresser, and he liked people to pay attention to such things - for their own sake, and because he liked the idea of style.
- The first three issues reveal a handsome kid - strong, quick on the draw, and a snappy dresser.
- My mother was a fantastic dresser and wore purple suede lace-up boots, loose clothes, headscarves and jewellery.
- None of this bothers me; some of the worst dressers in the world have produced some of the best music.
- Not only is she a brilliant writer, a snappy dresser, and a damn fine friend, she's also so right.
- He was resistant at first, but soon became a careful dresser and appreciative of his wife's flair for interior design.
- My own son Jonny, now 7, is a snappy dresser, an avid film buff, and a splendid host.
- In London, it was a snappy dresser with a bowler hat.
- In fact, he's a snappy dresser, with a penchant for Paul Smith suits and shirts, so his slippers would probably be hand-embroidered velvet.
- The Japanese are the most stylish dressers, the kindest hosts and the sweetest music fans in the world.
- If dad's a conservative dresser, he'll have a patterned jumper or two.
- The first and most obvious thing is that we are both flashy dressers.
- And he was stylish, a cool dresser with a thin moustache.
2Theatreayudante de camerino masculineayudanta de camerino feminine
- I was a trainee wig dresser for theatres at night.
- Solo singing was augmented by the use of strap-on microphones, which posed a challenge to the dressers as actors were readied for their turns on the stage.
- What do you get when you cross a cross-dressing actor with a cross-acting dresser?
- Once in New York, Emma Lou works as a dresser for the actress Arline Strange.
- But last September she applied to be a backstage helper in a panto and said she wanted to be Miss Garland's dresser.
- Two years later, he got his first theatre job - as a stage hand and a dresser.
- They could get close to the acting scene by being dressers of the actors, but behind the scenes they learned the lines of the plays, waiting for the day the acting rules changed.
- Raymond began his career as a foundry worker, with subsequent stints as a tram-driver, street-seller, and dresser in the theatre.
- This year, I became a dresser - one of an army of wardrobe staff which ensures the show and stars look good on stage.
- Despite its razor-sharp timing and awesome technical demands, the show was staged entirely by ten actors and three technical crew with no stage managers or dressers to help.
- Trefor started working in the theatre as a wig maker / dresser and soon began doing make-up for opera companies.
- As a teenager he became a dresser for a celebrated Kabuki performer in Tokyo, who arranged for him to study singing and dancing.
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