In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Take sunglasses, a hat, long-sleeved shirts and high-factor sun-tan lotions.
- These types of necklaces are best worn with t-shirts or plain long-sleeved shirts.
- An Afghan man traditionally wears a long-sleeved shirt, which reaches his knees.
- The three men were also dressed alike: denim jeans, long-sleeved plaid shirts, and work boots.
- Her gray hooded sweatshirt was pulled over a black flannel long-sleeved shirt and two tank tops.
- They all had hooded sweatshirts, plaid shirts or long-sleeved tee shirts with jeans.
- Just be sure to wear a sunhat and a long-sleeved high-collared shirt while you do it.
- This is a belted black garment with long sleeves, worn over a plain long-sleeved shirt.
- She wore blue jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt buttoned to the neck.
- About a half an hour later she came out of her room wearing a red long-sleeved shirt with faded jeans.
- His dark, short, spiky hair was gelled and he was wearing a dark, long-sleeved shirt with light-coloured trousers.
- If you go outside in the middle of the day, wear long-sleeved shirts, a hat and sunglasses.
- I wore a pair of faded jeans and a long-sleeved shirt that showed the name of my softball team on it.
- He was wearing his khaki slacks and white long-sleeved shirt with the sleeves rolled to his elbows.
- Minimum requirements include long-sleeved shirts and long trousers or overalls as well as safety equipment.
- He was wearing dark baggy jeans, a dark baseball cap and a long-sleeved, dark green sweatshirt with a white T-shirt over the top.
- I had on a long-sleeved shirt, a sweatshirt, and my jacket, and I was still freezing.
- He wore jeans and a long-sleeved knit shirt of a type of olive green that brought out the emerald of his eyes.
- He had short, dark brown hair and wore a dark, long-sleeved shirt and dark jeans.
- Abi also bought a lovely new autumn coat, some long-sleeved shirts, and a couple of fuzzy turtlenecks.
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