In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she was always dressed in her sister's hand-me-downs — siempre iba vestida con ropa heredada de su hermana
- With no money coming in (Andrew likely never received the army pension he was due), the girls wore hand-me-downs from their Milford Haven cousins and Philip grew up learning the value of economizing.
- Her lashing tail was half-spotted, half-striped; her clothes overly big and just a little worn and patchy, like hand-me-downs.
- The day of the hand-me-downs among family and friends is truly gone with parents opting to buy new baby equipment.
- I already have all his hand-me-downs like his shirts and TV tray, so I might as well use his battle gear.
- Buying second-hand goods and accepting hand-me-downs work for me, too!
- One boy is tanned and shiny from the water, but most of the rest have gangly, pale, mottled bodies; they are wearing baggy underwear or ill-fitting hand-me-downs.
- Like all of his other clothes, these were hand-me-downs.
- I didn't know at the time that my used textbooks were castoffs and that our science and athletic equipment represented the hand-me-downs from white schools in the district.
- On this limited budget we opted for hand-me-downs and cloth diapers.
- The dinghies on our lake were serviceable, not showy: hand-me-downs with dented motors and countless coats of varnish.
- His mother was a domestic in Miami Beach, and along with hand-me-downs from the wealthy families she worked for, she brought home tales of the spiritual impoverishment that accompanied their plenty.
- We don't even have that many hand-me-downs, as we gave most of them away because we didn't expect another baby.
- Barbara tended to wear her elder sister's hand-me-downs, the skirts turned inside out to get the best use out of them.
- While the others were given new clothes and shoes, she was dressed in ill-fitting hand-me-downs and old shoes.
- At the same time, family and friends with babies, social service agencies, non-profit groups, and support groups can be good sources of hand-me-downs, and can help you meet the needs of your babies.
- I had a couple more shirts now - hand-me-downs from Ray and Johnny - but I still had the same four pairs of basketball shorts.
- Juniors like that won't tolerate hand-me-downs or patched knees; they want everything shiny, new, and up-to-date, and they tend to get it without so much as a thank you.
- Everything you own is second-hand or hand-me-downs, or given to you as a gift over the recent holidays and will become a recycle to your younger brother once you grow out of it.
- The jeans you're wearing are hand-me-downs, they stopped making that style six and a half years ago, telling me that you either have an older sibling or some other close relative who's older than you.
- What clothing wasn't handmade was usually hand-me-downs.
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