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
- He folded his clothes nicely into the drawers of his dresser, and partly filled his closet.
- I went to my dresser, opened the drawer, and counted about 25 t-shirts of my own.
- There were two double beds, two bedside tables, and two dressers with six drawers each.
- 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.
- I opened the first two drawers in the dresser and filled them.
- 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.
- It may be installed in a dresser or desk drawer or detached and mounted in a vehicle.
- There were two dressers with drawers matching the same mahogany of the bed and a little cot in one corner set up for her.
- 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.
- When we were done, the bed was completely under the window, with a desk, dresser, and chest of drawers against the walls.
- Finally he pulled out a shirt from a drawer in his dresser.
- He walked over to her dresser and opened the drawer; his jaw dropped.
- I grab a handful of clothes and stuff it into the drawer of the mahogany dresser next to one of the king-sized beds.
- 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.
- Several duffle bags of baby food and supplies were stowed under our beds and in several drawers of the dressers.
- She kept her diary in the drawer of her dresser and locked it.
- 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.
- He looked under the bed, in her dresser drawers, in her closet.
- Before I could stop him, he was hurriedly picking up the clothes from the floor and shoving them in random drawers of the dresser.
2British(in kitchen)aparador masculine
- There are no cupboards but there is an open dresser with shelves for the china.
- During the 19th century chinaware became more affordable, and was openly displayed, making dressers very popular.
- From here, a glass-panelled door connects to the large country style kitchen with its pine dresser and cupboards.
- 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.
- A dinged-up dresser and desk sat on the adjacent wall, both nicked and scratched from years of abuse.
- 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.
- It belonged in the trash bin, not displayed out in the dresser.
- Dining-room storage tends to come in the form of dressers, tall cupboards or armoires, and sideboards.
1(person)he's a sloppy/stylish dresser — (se) viste con mucho descuido/estilo
- My own son Jonny, now 7, is a snappy dresser, an avid film buff, and a splendid host.
- Not only is she a brilliant writer, a snappy dresser, and a damn fine friend, she's also so right.
- To walk along any street in central Scotland is to appreciate what snappy dressers they are in downtown Tirana.
- In London, it was a snappy dresser with a bowler hat.
- And surprise surprise, there were some flashes of hot pink that may force some conservative dressers to do a rethink.
- If dad's a conservative dresser, he'll have a patterned jumper or two.
- I was a tomboy, a horrible dresser, a fashion disaster as a child, and I really didn't care.
- And he was stylish, a cool dresser with a thin moustache.
- The Japanese are the most stylish dressers, the kindest hosts and the sweetest music fans in the world.
- 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.
- He was resistant at first, but soon became a careful dresser and appreciative of his wife's flair for interior design.
- My mother was a fantastic dresser and wore purple suede lace-up boots, loose clothes, headscarves and jewellery.
- 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.
- 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.
- None of this bothers me; some of the worst dressers in the world have produced some of the best music.
- The first three issues reveal a handsome kid - strong, quick on the draw, and a snappy dresser.
- 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.
- He was a most neat dresser when he paid his visits to Tubber on a fair day or any other time.
- The first and most obvious thing is that we are both flashy dressers.
2Theatreayudante de camerino masculineayudanta de camerino feminine
- Raymond began his career as a foundry worker, with subsequent stints as a tram-driver, street-seller, and dresser in the theatre.
- But last September she applied to be a backstage helper in a panto and said she wanted to be Miss Garland's 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.
- I was a trainee wig dresser for theatres at night.
- As a teenager he became a dresser for a celebrated Kabuki performer in Tokyo, who arranged for him to study singing and dancing.
- What do you get when you cross a cross-dressing actor with a cross-acting dresser?
- Two years later, he got his first theatre job - as a stage hand and a dresser.
- 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.
- 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.
- Once in New York, Emma Lou works as a dresser for the actress Arline Strange.
- This year, I became a dresser - one of an army of wardrobe staff which ensures the show and stars look good on stage.
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