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(dress)vestido masculineevening/wedding gown — traje de fiesta/novia
- baptismal / christening gown — faldón bautismal
- I walked slowly, observing the fancy ball gowns and simple wool dresses.
- She looked absolutely lovely in her elegant gown of pale yellow, which brought out the golden highlights in her long hair.
- She was very pretty in an elegant gown, clutching a bouquet of pink tulips.
- We are renewing our vows a week before in Las Vegas and the one thing I would really love is an original wedding gown.
- Another woman there had been a lifelong seamstress who made elegant gowns.
- When one goes to great effort and expense for that perfect gown, no one wants to see it on someone else.
- I slipped into a scarlet red gown and some black platforms.
- They dressed in their finest gowns of silk and satin, jewels of gold, elegant shoes and shawls.
- Only a handful of people were actually dressed up in gowns and tuxedos.
- Suzanne has designed, cut and sewn the most individual, creative and elegant gowns worn by celebrities for the past 20 years.
- Roman watched as his mother emerged from her room, dressed in her ball gown and sparkling in rubies.
- The gowns were grand and formal, but still utterly feminine.
- Everyone was dressed in luxurious gowns and tuxes.
- Many cruises still offer one or more optional formal dinners where ladies where long formal gowns or other evening dresses and gentlemen wear tuxedos or dark suits.
- Juliana was wearing a pink low-necked gown with puffed sleeves.
- They walked to the very end of the manor, and entered a huge hall filled with lords and ladies, all dressed splendidly in flowing gowns and silk suits, embroidered with golden designs.
- I was walking faster and faster down the aisle when I realized I was standing on the train of my aunt's bridal gown.
- The model stood wearing a beautiful white wedding gown with lots of pretty jewelry.
- The bridesmaids ran around in their delightfully elegant pastel pink organza gowns.
- All around there were hundreds of dresses and gowns for all occasions hanging upon the walls.
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- And, to ensure equitable treatment of both pupils and staff, teachers should surely be banned from wearing hoods on their academic gowns on speech day.
- They will all don caps and gowns for the ceremonies in the Great Hall of the University's Richmond Building.
- I bumped into some of my friends at Uni whilst collecting my gown and that helped me relax, which was necessary.
- A large crowd of proud family members and friends turned up to see the children, dressed in gowns and mortar boards, received their certificates of Achievement the afternoon ceremony.
- He was capped and dressed in a long gown, red shoes, and a red silk sash with a silk ball on his chest.
- There was another picture of Frank in his uniform and one of Evelyn in her cap and gown from high school.
- Only the scholar's gown suggested the high academic ability which was to bring her great distinction.
- The gown turned out to be an academic gown, not a legal one.
- The priest rose, straightening his filthy gown.
- I've a formal dinner on Wednesday requiring black tie and academic gown.
- The teachers wore their academic gowns at all times and went swishing along the corridors between classes.
- The unusual tag on the back of lawyers' gowns is an atrophied remnant of a pouch for food - a sort of legal culinary appendix.
- Just as importantly, a jury forms a reassuring lay tribunal between the polished professionals in their gowns and wigs and the common man or woman.
- The judge Mr Justice Hooper and lawyers have dispensed with their wigs and gowns for the trial which is expected to last three months.
- On one hand, the magnificent building, evocative organ music, and procession of staff and students in their gowns gave the ceremony a certain meaning and significance.
- Although the wearing of academic dress was not compulsory, many senior university figures turned up with their scholars' gowns flowing and mortarboards on their heads.
- We lived in Graduate College and we ate together, particularly dinner at Procter Hall where academic gowns were required attire.
- The caps, gowns, and diplomas may look the same, but the groves of academe have changed radically over the past quarter century.
- Now, do you remember your graduation, walking down the aisle, wearing your cap and gown?
- In his navy blue graduation gown he looked so wise that I had to smile when I looked up at him from my seat.
- The nurse or the assistant measures and documents the patient's vital signs and instructs the patient to change into a hospital gown.
- He or she gives the patient a hospital gown and sees that all clothing and jewelry is given to a family member or sent to a service center for safekeeping.
- After changing into a hospital gown, the patient lies on a cart or bed and covers his or her hair with a cap.
- On a recent visit, in the hallway outside an M.R.I. room, a patient milled around in a light blue paper gown.
- Before the surgery, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown.
- You may be asked to change into a hospital gown for the test.
- You will be in a hospital gown as zippers and snap fasteners can interfere with the scan.
- The doctor looked up from the child on the bed, now clothed in a hospital gown with an ID bracelet around her wrist.
- Once she's changed into the hospital gown and settled in the bed, we're allowed to sit with her until it's time for the operation.
- In addition to equipment, assess the need for and obtain any special supplies, such as extra wound care dressings and special-sized gowns.
- Attendants must use masks, gloves, disposable gowns and eye protection.
- We prefer that you wear the hospital's gowns during the first two three days after surgery, as these open in the back, allowing us to change the bandages on your back.
- Extra-large patient gowns and blood pressure cuffs require a small investment by the hospital and should be stocked routinely.
- Cecil had been stripped, washed and put into a hospital gown.
- I walked into the restroom and changed from the hospital gown into my normal clothes.
- When I got out side in my hospital gown it was freezing cold.
- You will then be asked to remove all your clothes and put on a loose gown that ties at the back of your body.
- I watched him leave and stripped out of the stupid white gowns they give in hospitals that leave you half naked at the back.
- She was also greeted with the sight of an elderly male patient, clad only in carpet slippers and a very badly fastened theatre gown, clutching his fag in one hand and his mobile drip stand in the other.
- A nurse helped me get changed into a hospital gown, and get into the bed.
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