In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US(sleeveless T-shirt)camiseta sin mangas feminine
2British(sleeveless sweater)chaleco de punto masculine
- When I got out I wrapped my hair up in a towel and pulled on a tank top and a pair of cotton shorts.
- I put on jeans and a tank top and headed upstairs, ready to give that girl a piece of my mind.
- She also left me a black tank top which I pulled over my head quickly with a smile.
- When she emerged ten minutes later she was wearing khaki shorts and a white tank top.
- He saw her sitting at the corner of her room in a pair of gray sweatpants and a tank top.
- I grabbed a pair of black capris and a white tank top out of the pile in my closet.
- Normally she wore a black tank top under the semi-revealing shirt, but didn't feel like it tonight.
- She had on shorts and a tank top over her bathing suit, and she smiled at him as he walked in.
- Walking over to her wardrobe, she picked out a pair of jeans, a tank top and a light jacket.
- I'd only been wearing a tank top and short jean shorts, and I was shivering in no time.
- She was wearing a pink mini skirt with a pink tank top printed with little pink hearts.
- She got dressed in jeans and a white tank top, pulled on a jacket and took her tea outside.
- I got dressed, pulling on a tight white trousers and black sleeveless tank top, and headed for the park.
- Her figure looked fine but the jeans were hipsters and the tank top was a little short.
- I put on a red tank top with a black fishnet shirt over it and red plaid bondage pants.
- She ran back into her room and chose her favorite pair of jeans and a sparkly tank top.
- I had a hot shower and changed into my mini skirt and tank top and put the soccer jumper on again, it was nice and cozy!
- She was now dressed in a tight tank top with a flowing pale orange blouse over it.
- I tossed on pajama pants over my track shorts along with a sweat shirt over my tank top.
- She was wearing her workout uniform, shorts over a leotard with a tank top over that.
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