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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- The overcoats and jackets he sent down the runway were to die for.
- As winter was to arrive soon, and the evenings were getting colder, I decided to get my warm overcoat and some waterproof boots for my trip.
- The men are in plain clothes and wear light raincoats or light overcoats over their uniforms.
- Dressed in a suit with a warm overcoat, he obviously had money and a comfortable life.
- They dressed us head to toe, hat to shoes, overcoats to underwear.
- You can quickly improvise a shield to cover your forearm by wrapping a suit coat, jacket or overcoat around it.
- Skirts, overcoats, cardigans and vests were made predominantly from cotton and linen, many embroidered with folklore emblems.
- He stood there, his arms crossed across his chest, which was covered by a thin, white linen shirt and a leather overcoat.
- They were both wearing dark dresses, with dark overcoats and gloves and hats.
- Women have more interesting choices in overcoats but even the more creatively stylish ones seem to me to radiate a solid hint of professionalism.
- With cashmere and wool overcoats, you're sure to stay warm and adequately cool, since natural fabrics like wool tend to be breathable.
- From the coolest raincoats to the classiest overcoats, you're not ready for spring until you get your hands on a spring jacket.
- From biker and track styles to slick overcoats, these jackets will keep you looking great this spring, rain or shine.
- Miss Leonard said the man had a white coat under his overcoat, and had what appeared to be medical-style equipment on the back seat.
- Contrast is not an issue between dark charcoal overcoats and khakis (traditional tan-colored), provided your shirt is a lighter color than your pants.
- The men don caftans, felt overcoats, or jackets.
- There wasn't a tie and the entire outfit was black from the overcoat to the under shirt, to the slacks and shoes.
- The Huntsman collection includes suits, sports coats, overcoats, blazers, shirts and ties: time-honoured essentials of the smartly-attired gentleman about town and country.
- Cary tugged on an overcoat and pulled a beanie over his ears.
- You should also look out for pockets, the lapel's style, and whether or not the overcoat has a vent in the back.
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