In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(fabric)franela feminine(shirt/nightgown) de franela
- A set of matching cotton, flannel, or silk pants and shirts are good selections.
- Two hours and fifteen minutes into the game, upon the expiration of his seventh turn, Ted removed his glasses to wipe them slowly with the worn cotton of his flannel shirt.
- The bedclothes fell away to reveal a soft, flannel nightgown, and she wondered hastily where her evening gown was.
- And he did look good, in a pair of dark jeans and a soft green flannel shirt that brought out the green in his hazel eyes.
- These couldn't be better matched with jeans, chinos, and even wool flannel pants.
- Consider earth tones of all kinds, and different kinds of fabrics like cotton flannel, faux leather, warm chenille, and luxurious velvet.
- If you don't yet have a turtleneck, wool flannel pants, dark jeans, and the hottest trend of the season, what are you waiting for?
- ‘You're probably not going to sell much heavy wool or heavy flannel fabric in south Texas,’ he said.
- Opt for a simple wool (just make sure it's not itchy), cotton or flannel blanket, with or without prints.
- Many parents prefer the cotton or flannel fabric because they are less expensive than silk sheets and are easier to clean.
- Today, he still favors the plaid flannel shirts of a woodsman.
- At night she wears lace and nylon bedclothes while the other girls wear flannel and cotton nightgowns.
- Soft cotton flannel is comfortable and long-lasting.
- From the drawers she pulled a soft flannel nightgown, with short, round, puffy sleeves and lace at the collars and hem.
- Fabrics that will keep you warm for the season include: tweed, denim, wool flannel, knits, and crepe.
- Cotton flannel or jersey sheets are another healthy option because they're not treated with chemicals.
- I am rather fond of the indigent look, myself, and am the proud owner of a modest collection of plaid flannel shirts.
- Stay away from wearing your khaki chinos during the winter months; you're better off with wool or flannel pants.
- The same goes for pants; take advantage of winter fabrics like wool flannel to take winter to a new high and make the best of the colder weather.
- I suggest using cotton flannel, fleece, or another thick fabric.
1.2(trousers)pantalón de franela masculinea pair of flannels — unos pantalones de franela
- Worn with a shirt in solid or pastel, or light stripes or checks and a subdued tie, this can go with flat front trousers or flannels.
- He wore pale flannels, a blue T-shirt with a button-up neck (quite similar to the one I was wearing) and a pair of flashy sunglasses.
- Thirty years earlier, as a small boy in unflattering grey flannels, I stood and craned my neck to gawp at a model of the largest creature on earth, suspended from the ceiling of London's Natural History Museum.
- You ought to see the photographs of me in my National Health spectacles, Harris Tweed jacket and grey flannels.
- However, on the other hand most people will know that dress sense demands: With grey flannels and blazer one wears black shoes and not brown.
- For youngsters gathered in white flannels, it was a great opportunity to see their latest batting hero at close quarters.
- Multicolored and solid flannels, cottons and jerseys from pajamas, socks, old shirts, skirts and so forth were collected in each homeroom.
- ‘At that Lord's Test in 1950 we were told to change into our clean flannels as we were to be presented to the King,’ he said.
- ‘We were tweed jackets, grey flannels and shirt and tie chaps, but we were treated as violent revolutionaries,’ he said.
- British tennis has taken half a century to recover from men discarding their flannels and flashing a bit of leg.
- They can be seen serving the guests dressed in white flannels, the same as cricketers wear.
- Around the harbour wall, foppish types in flannels and boaters sat with their lady companions on picnic rugs, applauding gently.
- N.W.D. Yardley, captain of Yorkshire and England, played in flannels so cream that they were almost khaki.
- It seems that he was never tortured by his homosexuality, and he had a curious fetish for grey flannels and corduroys.
- Merely introducing colour would have been radical in a world populated by men who wore grey flannels and blazers.
- So go crazy this fall because flannels, corduroys and tweeds are making a huge comeback.
- It's tonnes of fun, dancing and drinking cheap beer to frenzied mandolin picking while one of the vets oversees, clad in grey flannels, blazer, beret, and a strip of medals.
- Yesterday morning, young boys wearing school uniforms of grey flannels and white shirts snatched handbags off a number of women on their way to the day hospital.
- I was wearing gray flannels, a blue blazer, white shirt and a red-and-yellow-striped bow tie that, yes, I tie myself.
- Of course the flannels have been replaced by more casual wear but this colonial legacy, cricket, like the English language, is here to stay.
2Britishtoallita femininemanopla feminine
3Britishinformal(evasive talk)cuentoshe gave me the usual flannel — me salió con los cuentos de siempre informal
1Britishinformalmeter paja informalpayar River Plate informalchamullar Chile informal
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