In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1guante masculinea pair of gloves — un par de guantes
- the gloves are off — se acabaron las contemplaciones
- with the gloves off — sin miramientos / contemplaciones
- to fit like a glove — quedar como un guante
- the dress fits you like a glove — el vestido te queda como un guante
- to handle / treat sb with kid gloves — tratar a algn con guantes de seda
- He wore black gloves with fingers that stopped at the knuckles on both of his hands.
- Somewhere he had picked up a pair of black gloves with the fingers cut out and had taken a liking to them.
- People were bundled up in scarves and hats and snowpants and mittens and gloves.
- Problem is I neglected to buy rubber gloves so my fingers are all tingly and I have the cleanest nails known to mankind.
- She slipped her hands in side her brown fingerless gloves, and then laced up her big brown boots.
- An ordinary glove or mitten may be worn on the bow hand.
- Using it with cold fingers in thick gloves, I found it rather fiddly.
- To each of these outings they were expected to wear formal attire including hat and gloves.
- His nose was freezing, and the cold was penetrating his gloves, working into his fingers.
- Soot covered his rubber gloves and apron, his sweat contributing to the stench.
- After I had moved several maps and a pair of worn out gloves from her seat, she climbed in.
- She then wriggled her fingers within the gloves and ran them across a glass counter.
- Although workers may find latex gloves sweaty and cumbersome, they are also an inexpensive preventive measure.
- He puts on a pair of latex gloves and tears a fresh needle from a packet.
- I wrapped up under plenty of layers, but could still feel the cold inside my gloves and the nettles along the side of the road were frosty.
- He also had on a green jumper, a pair of dark blue woollen gloves, jeans and trainers.
- He wrapped the fingers of his heavy glove around her right forearm.
- The boxes are full of clothing, winter jackets, mittens and gloves, food and blankets.
- In one case, boxers wore leather gloves laden with metal studs.
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