In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I brought to him many different pairs, but the ones he really liked were these shiny, silverish looking pleather pants.
- The booth I was sitting in was pleather and red, and reeked of ketchup and mustard.
- Because of its greater reliability in dying, color nuances and prints, some designers find that they have more stylistic versatility with pleather than leather.
- Wearing my red pleather skirt, and a soft black cotton top, I walked to the Mansion praying that I wouldn't fall in the crab grass.
- There's a plethora of pleather out there, and some materials are so well-made that you can hardly tell the difference between what's real and what's not.
- It is often thought of and described as a young-age leather, but pleather is not bound to the size or age quota that fashions frequently adhere to.
- It was made out of leather, or possibly pleather, tight pants and a halter-top.
- The most logical conclusion was that today's version was cross-dressing, wearing a strange hodgepodge of crinoline, fishnet, and pleather that was too ghastly to properly behold.
- I shrugged it off and sat next to him on the leather sofa, trying to tell myself that it was pleather and there were no animals harmed in the making of it.
- Petroleum products like pleather are not sustainable, are not biodegradable, and are associated with pollution.
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