In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(garment)(dress) vestido sin espalda masculine(swimsuit) traje de baño sin espalda masculine(top/dress) (before noun) sin espalda
- ‘Ahem,’ came a little cough as Amber walked out in a pair of black leather pants and pink snakeskin halter-neck.
- Jess seemed to have dressed up, wearing a white glittery halter-neck.
- Everyone would accept the duty to get their paid work done in the allotted time, from catching car thieves to buying shares, from wiping tables to fixing the railway network, from selling Lycra halter-necks to marking exam papers.
- Anyway, I really love what they call halter-necks, they go all the way to your neck, but expose your shoulders.
- One was hot pink and black, the top was a halter-neck, with matching pants.
- I dressed in tight jeans, a striped halter-neck and black boots.
- Yukiko is admiring the new halter-neck she bought as she walks along the street, behind her sister.
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