In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The burger started shedding lettuce shreds and tomato seeds down my shirt front.
- On the shirt pattern, trim off the hem allowances on the sleeve and shirt front and back lower edges.
- The stiff interfacing that makes the collar work would make the shirt front too rigid to hang properly.
- As he drew close he noticed a red stain spreading on the dead man's shirt front.
- He grabbed the man by his shirt front and pulled him to his feet.
- With a gasp she buried her face in his shirt front.
- We are a small group of writers and we have long lunches and I usually end up with gravy down my shirt front.
- The only time to tuck a napkin into a shirt front is when you are a guest at a crab feast or picnic.
- I have always wondered about the best way to crack a crab, a method that won't leave your thumbs bruised and shirt front splattered.
- He jumped out of his chair, jostling a waiter who spilled coffee down Iger's shirt front, ruining his tie.
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