In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(garment)falda femininepollera feminine Southern Cone
- I straightened my blue jean skirt, and raised my hand to knock on the door, when it opened.
- I normally wear plaid skirts with a plain white blouse.
- Jean tries to keep her patience by smoothing her suede leather skirt.
- I had on a knee-length faded jean skirt with a red halter top.
- She basically always wore an ankle length khaki skirt and a pale green sweater that always accentuated her hazel eyes.
- The tiered A-line skirt will attract your cabana boy's attention without the need for finger snapping.
- At the sound of the girls' skirts rustling, the men gave a start and began expressing their disapproval.
- I wore a short black leather skirt and a spaghetti strap tank top.
- As she stepped out of the room, her hoop skirt swishing slightly, she ran into Drew.
- Her flowing skirt was hiked up in back with just a hint of a bustle.
- Madison straightened out her black mini skirt and matching camisole and exited the car.
- Sighing, she straighten out her mini white skirt before turning around.
- She pulled on her pink leather skirt with a white shirt and rooted around for her shoes.
- She smoothed her plaid skirt, adjusting any wrinkles or valleys that had been created.
- She glanced down at her knee-length blue denim skirt and long white sweater, and sighed.
- Claire stepped into her short pleated denim skirt that she had altered herself.
- After a swim, put on the wrap skirt over your bikini or swim suit, and go for a drink.
- Chelsea ended up in a black pleated mini skirt with a tight red shirt that tied around the back.
- Damien felt himself staring, she was wearing a short pleated denim skirt and her bikini.
- She was wearing a knee-length dark blue jean skirt with a front slit and a blue backless top.
1.2(of dress) falda feminine(of dress) pollera feminine Southern Cone(of jacket) faldón masculine
- It was a sleeveless dress and the skirt was long and flowing.
- The bodice hugged my form and the skirt flared to give me enough room to run.
- It's a blue-grey tulle dress with a sequins-spattered skirt and sheer camisole top.
- The full length skirt of the dress flowed out, brushing the floor.
- Amy adjusted Sara's coat over the skirt of her blue dress before turning for the scarf.
- Then there are these gorgeous gorgeous heavenly dresses with their flowing skirts and soft dove grey colors.
- I pulled the skirt of my dress back down, readjusted the bodice so that it wasn't so twisted.
- She smoothed out the long skirt of her gown and waited for Thomas to stand.
- The dress had a beautiful A line skirt and a strapless bodice that had dark pink beaded designs on it.
- She grabbed the flint out of the pocket of her trousers and slipped it into the small pocket in the skirt of her dress after giving her sister a hug.
- I adjusted the skirt of my green gown.
- When I stand my hands rest on the netted skirt of the gown.
- Her cerise dress had narrow skirts and large, puffed sleeves.
- The lapels of the coat extend beyond the skirt, and halt at my mid-shin.
- Her tunic hung loosely around her as she adjusted her long skirt around her waist.
- She was dressed in a style I had only seen in old portraits, a stiff black dress with flaring skirts and a lace-ornamented stomacher.
- Amelia wore pretty dresses with full skirts and small waists with short jackets and fanned pumps.
2US slang(woman)una faldauna pollera Southern Cone
- No, he was a skirt chaser of the worse kind.
- He was chasing skirt and snorting booze, hoovering up every kind of sin and excess he could lay his gauntlets on.
- He was here, with her this very instant, and he wasn't leaving to go chase some skirt.
- Dad told me you were quite a skirt chaser when you were in high school.
3British(cut of beef)falda femininematambre masculine River Plate
1(run alongside)(forest/mountain/town) bordearthe road skirts the lake — la carretera bordea el lago
- He averted her gaze and skirted past her down the path she had come from, towards the bathroom.
- He skirted past the man and strode down the hall.
- Ever afterwards, they skirted the boundaries of our property as if we'd wired the perimeter with high-voltage electricity.
- Just outside the Utica airport's perimeter is a county highway that skirts the end of the main runway.
- So we try to skirt past this lot, and find ourselves in the church of furniture, the calm haven that is Habitat.
- Oh, look, they just bumped hips skirting around that table.
- One field skirted the edge of a primary school, which was fenced off with barbed wire and guard posts.
- Stay on this as it skirts Orielton Field Centre then heads south down into a small valley.
- It would skirt Northcliffe Playing fields and pass under or over Bradford Road at the Branch pub.
- Along the scenic route skirting the rim we stopped at every lookout to gaze at the fantastic scenery.
- At this time of year she may be just South, along the glades that skirt the woods.
- The uphill putt just skirts the left edge and Woods taps in for par.
- His current quarry had turned north to skirt the edge of the extensive lawn.
- They will follow the tiny paths over the mountains and through the famous vineyards of Rioja before skirting the cities of Burgos, Leon and Lugo.
- He did not have the time to skirt round all the walls looking for a way out.
- Crichton novels often skirt the boundary between science fiction and reality.
- The highway skirted the shoreline, winding as it dipped beneath a sea of swaying grass.
- In certain neighborhoods of Havana and the villages skirting the city, cherubic black Marys and Christs are worshipped.
- We conducted a night move to skirt the city and get through the Karbala Gap.
- The two men rushed rapidly down the halls, skirting past servants and other court members.
- If you are walking, you can skirt round the edge of the crag and follow some steps to rejoin the path.
- The ‘road’ along Jomtien Beach was a stretch of unpaved dirt that skirted long lines of swaying palm trees.
- It's possible Doc sought to ride us round them, skirting their flank without looking left nor right to acknowledge their being there.
- Kook stood up and skirted the round table till he came to the small black oven that stood behind Taterra.
- On my way out, I carefully skirted a group of bikers playing a rowdy game of pool.
- He walked along the path that skirted the building.
- The price of oil slipped below $US 60 a barrel as Hurricane Dennis skirted past refineries in the Gulf of Mexico.
- The highway skirts the border between mountains and high desert.
- Of course under some circumstances you find yourself skirting the edge of obscurantism.
- He skirted round a large stone on the path, not wanting to trip and lose his place.
- The South course winds through terraced canyons and skirts ocean cliff edges before finishing on a very challenging par 4.
- We also leased horses and went along a shaded path skirted by a stream.
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