In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Choose furnishings that serve more than one function, such as chests with both storage and seating, large ottomans that serve as coffee tables, footrests and seats and kitchen tables that also work as desks and play areas.
- He placed a foot on the footrest, and lifted himself up towards the drivers cabin.
- Pulling up the footrest causes the recliner to lay back.
- I could quite happily curl up under my desk, with my head on my footrest, and sleep like a baby.
- He sat on an elegant chair and propped his feet on a footrest.
- He's got this really comfy grey ergonomic chair with a nice footrest and good back support.
- Where the keyboard is located on a fixed-height surface, raising the seat height to adopt the correct seating position may require the use of a suitable footrest to support the feet.
- He leaned back and put his feet up on the footrest.
- If you were told delivery would take eight weeks and there would be footrests on the chair, then that is what you should get.
- I have always referred to large, overstuffed seats with no backs (commonly used as footrests these days) as ‘ottomans,’ and I'm sure I'm not alone on this.
- If your desk is too high, use a footrest to maintain the correct posture.
- Sit on a decline bench, hooking your feet under the footrest, knees bent, and lean torso back slightly.
- Kimberly rested her feet on my footrest, so she was parallel to Troy.
- I see leather straps hanging from silver chains on the armrests and footrests of the chair.
- On the other is the open-air lounge, with a fully stocked bar and comfy Indonesian daybeds with plump throw pillows, and low tables that double as footrests.
- Also included in the Movement collection is a selection of stools, recliners, footrests, work surfaces and tables.
- She sat back down and placed her feet on the footrest again.
- Most reclining chairs were fitted with footrests, some were added when one wished to recline, others permanently attached and recessed in the chair rail, sometimes to be supported by wooden legs or metal braces when in use.
- A chaise longue is accompanied by a cube that can be a footrest, a table or seating extension.
- Those so called ‘seats’ are actually footrests.
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