In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My costume, a red leotard with a flowing black see-through skirt, was destroyed.
- I'll have your pink leotard ready for you as soon as you come home, dear.
- Her face and neck are moist with sweat, and she has pulled a pink practice tutu over her leotard and tights.
- She motioned for two women, one with frosted hair and the other wearing a leotard that had a lightning bolt sewn across the front, to come over.
- Everyone else was wearing a leotard or something like that.
- She wore a royal-blue leotard and long, navy-blue high-heeled boots.
- I never sweat and my body temperature drops as soon as I strip down to a leotard and tights after my warm up.
- She became a household name through her TV show, Relaxing with Roma where she famously sported a leopard-print leotard which became her trademark.
- A teenager in a leotard dances a tribute to Michael Jackson's ‘Thriller.’
- She had her hair up and was dressed in a black leotard with pink tights.
- It looked like a leotard with little dangling fringes at the bottom and sequins everywhere.
- Her wavy hair was pulled back into a high ponytail, and a tank top covered her leotard.
- So he wears a leotard and flies around in a red cape.
- Lisa walked into the gym, dressed in a leotard and sweats, her hair in a messy ponytail.
- Dressing in a red leotard, hanging out at bars drinking Shirley Temples is not exciting.
- There she was, barely recognizable, a diva dressed in a leotard, her hair drawn into a knot.
- She was wearing a pink leotard and this frilly pink tutu.
- Smith gave Mandy not only a new leotard, but tights and ballet shoes too.
- Bulgaria's Silvia Mitova was one of those truly great gymnasts who most certainly would have gained greater glory had she sported a different leotard.
- She hung up her leotard in 1998 and started class at the University of Maryland, but soon realized that gymnastics was not quite out of her system.
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