In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural scarves, Plural scarfs
- There was a bright closet with many different styles of red dresses overflowing from it and five white angora scarves.
- After dinner, bundled up in scarves and hats we take the Lantern Tour of Stowe.
- The pashmina scarf he wants for his mother is not in stock at the government shops.
- Most of the group were young men wearing bomber jackets and football scarves and bobble hats to cover up their shaved heads.
- The village was full of stern men in indigo robes, swathed in scarves against the cold and riding small donkeys.
- Sweaty by the time I reached the top, I had to unknot my scarves and unzip my parka.
- Lydie and Emily sat knitting new socks, scarves, and mittens for the children, for winter was only a few months away.
- One or two of the soldiers even went as far as to remove their Alliance neck scarves.
- They are in evening dress, splashes of colour provided by the bright purple scarves the women are wearing.
- Football scarves and shirts, cards and messages of condolence were also left by people wanting to pay their respects.
- Some of the protesters concealed their identity from security force cameras by covering their faces with scarves or hoods.
- The cold also brought on another bout of shopping, namely for warmer hats, scarves, gloves and coats.
- Many wore their faithful maroon scarves while some were draped in Jambo flags and others had their faces painted.
- Women wear dresses and scarves made from the printed cloth popular in East Africa.
- Each of the girls, as well as Ethan, wore their thickest coats and warmest mittens, as well as scarves and hats and earmuffs.
- The sight-impaired pensioner has busy needles knitting hats and scarves to send to the country's needy children.
- Her current work focuses on the controversy over Islamic head scarves in French public schools.
- McFadden then went on the road to assess market demand in Ireland for coloured hats and scarves.
- They had dark scarves across their faces and wore dark sweatshirts with the hoods up.
- The microphone stands were draped with flowing white scarves that swept the stage floor.
- Luke sat down in his sleeping bag, scarfed the apple down, and laid down to sleep.
- She felt sick to her stomach and instantly regretted scarfing down the chocolate chip muffin.
- Everyone else was already up, and scarfing down the breakfast that Kay had prepared.
- Amber scarfed down her eggs and fumbled with her chopsticks as she tried to eat her rice.
- We sat there, the guys talking as Zach and I scarfed our food.
- I scrambled to get in the shower, towel dried my hair, scarfed down some breakfast, found some clothes on the floor that smelled clean, and ran out the door.
- ‘This is really good, thanks Rachel,’ Danielle said as she began scarfing her eggs and bacon, then downing the orange juice.
- The crew scarfed down the pies and loafs of bread.
- Tossing the salami onto the ground, the man held back a satisfied snicker as the animal darted towards the meat, scarfing it up quickly.
- She absently twirled noodles for about ten minutes as Dave scarfed his.
- Seventy-five miles and 6.5 hours from the start and we are scarfing some hot food and sucking down cold beers, legs a bit sore but the soul quenched.
- Having made up my mind, I quickly scarfed down a piece of pizza, took a deep breath, and headed to the table where he was sitting.
- Tony sat down and scarfed down his waffles, then he got up and grabbed his backpack.
- Morning at the girls apartment came with a hurried rush of alarm clocks going off, hair being dried, and granola bars being scarfed down.
- I also scarfed a plate of charcuterie which featured decent chorizo, a peppered salami and some sort of good cured pork loin.
- The visual of kids scarfing down grilled-cheese sandwiches communicated the great taste of Kraft Singles, moms in focus groups agreed.
- If you've missed a workout or scarfed down an entire pizza, think about what led you to do this and what it would take to stop you from doing so next time.
- I'm giving a talk to the local section of the American Chemical Society, so I'll be off scarfing up a free meal and enlightening whoever shows up.
- If you feel sluggish before hitting the softball field, scarf an energy-boosting bagel or banana.
- You crave steak because you need protein, scarf up sardines for the salt, and pig out on potatoes because they are energy-dense.
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