In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(invariable adjective) color hueso
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- White or off-white is always a safe bet in terms of color selection.
- We had one rack of mat samples which included a few shades of white and off-white in acid-free boards.
- The opening shot reveals the hallway, painted a soft, off-white colour.
- If you want an added detail on your shoe, go for a pair with off-white stitching.
- Here, the background in both the hallway and dining room is off-white, a blend of creams and whites and eggshell.
- It was a pale blue with off-white trim reminding him of a beach cabin he stayed in for a week when he was a child.
- Then they left it like that for a few days, the back walls brinded grey and off-white, like a hybrid cow.
- Cream and off-white appeals to a wide audience and most people can contentedly ‘live with it’ in a new house.
- His colour palette was more along the lines of a sombre grey, black, various shades of brown and off-white.
- He said the man was wearing off-white board shorts, no shirt and had a shaved head.
- Painted on top of each are geometric shapes that range from dark green to magenta to off-white.
- I slipped on a pair of off-white heels, grabbed my purse and ran downstairs.
- He changes his off-white shirt for a beige one that makes him look, if anything, even more preternaturally pale.
- Khadi can often encompass many shades from oatmeal, to grey and off-white.
- There was no chance of snowfall, and the sky was a fine, mottled china-blue and off-white.
- It was pale off-white, and had granite counter tops, and electronics galore.
- Colour tends to be dark grey on the dorsal surface, fading to off-white on the belly.
- The guy looked ultra-cool in his off-white muscle tee and a pair of beige Dockers.
- There are some great designs in off-white jackets - they look good with one of our designer linen shirts.
- On his legs he wore a pair of off-white pants that cut off above his ankles.
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