In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Lillian was wearing a cerulean dress from Italy, decorated by gold trimmings.
- His pants were also white, just without the trimming.
- He smiled politely as he was served food and drink, and sat quietly on a nice couch until the nobleman came out, dressed in a royal blue tunic, trimmed in black, the pants being the same as the trimming.
- They now use ready-made rickrack and shiny synthetic trimmings to adorn their garments.
- A fascinating mix of braids, tassels, chenilles and decorative trimmings in delicate silken yarn complements the entire package.
- Painted a light, bright yellow with white trimming, and surrounded with beautiful, neatly cut bushes, it was a house from every young girl's dream!
- They each carried bouquets of pale pink and blue to match the trimmings of the dresses.
- An elegant black satin sleeveless dress with red lace trimmings hugged the woman's skeletal figure, not complementing her ashen complexion at all.
- He was dressed in brilliantly white robes with gold trimmings and fine embroidery of natural forms.
- Messenger bags have been around for many years and, like most fashion items, they have evolved with the times, which is why this messenger bag has the trimmings to make it one of the hippest bags around.
- Malthus marks the effective interchangeability of these two tendencies in an example illustrating the possible causes of a decline in demand for decorative trimmings.
- The company offers a range of sequin trimmings from 2 inches to 9 inches and specializes in custom work, such as creating patterns and combining sequins with embroidery.
- She was wearing a light blue pullover shirt and gray shorts with elastic trimming.
- Later, before dinner, I put on my dark blue satin gown with the silver trimmings and sash.
- The domestic system continued in the trades where there were specialized markets or where there were constant changes in the demand for decorative accessories and trimmings for the fashion industry.
- I could never look as beautiful as Sinjun did in the yellow gown with its balloon skirt and lace trimmings.
- The top was decorated with rhinestone trimmings at the neckline.
- The house was painted white with gray trimming.
- But upon reaching the coffin, which was framed in white and black marble and laced with gold trimmings, she stood aghast in silence for what seemed like an eternity.
- She wore a white gown with light blue trimmings and looked as effortlessly immaculate as always.
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- the usual ceremonial trimmings — el boato ceremonial de costumbre
- A fire was had yesterday to burn the hedge trimmings.
- Land behind homes on Athlone and Marquis Avenue has been targeted by dumpers who have left masonry, hedge trimmings, old furniture and carpets at the site.
- So long that we trimmed a full third of it and published the trimmings on the website, and collectively they practically make up a full interview unto themselves.
- Remove dried grass cuttings, tree trimmings and weeds from the property
- In the meantime the pile of hedge trimmings will simply have to sit and wait.
- Put the peelings, cores and any other trimmings into a small stainless-steel pot and just cover with cold water.
- A bill from the same company in January 2004, was for only €89, presumably on the basis that the festive trimmings from the previous year were used.
- The backbone and any trimmings make an excellent stock for the vermouth sabayon.
- All those vegetable trimmings, potato peelings and veggies from the table can all go on the compost heap.
- The battle between plastic versus paper bags for yard trimmings resurfaced again in North Vancouver District on Feb. 24 with debate broadened to consider a third option.
- Per capita, New Yorkers put out between 45 and 70 kilograms of trimmings, almost exactly what we get from our modern wet-waste composting program.
- I went to check out the other room to assure a ‘shaken’ up Terry that it was free from all human bodily trimmings and clippings.
- Instead of filling them up with grass cuttings, hedge trimmings and recyclable glass bottles and tin cans, the argument goes, we will separate those out for recycling so our normal bins won't fill up so quickly.
- So, over 20 years, given inflation, you'll spend about $3,200, give or take a trimming.
- They will be able to use their wheelie bin for grass cuttings, bark, leaves, hedge trimmings, twigs, small branches, fallen fruit, cut flowers and garden and house plants.
- Maybe the hedge trimmings we've laid out are giving the place a ‘pine fresh’ smell and the cats have realised it is not, in fact, their toilet.
- Louise counts three boxes of wide screen TV's, a couple of DVD players and mini-disc systems; more bikes, chipped wine glasses and the token trimmings from hedges and Conifers.
- Then I noticed that a lot of debris, consisting of tree trimmings and garbage that people had thrown into the gully was rammed up against the side of the bridge facing the direction the water flowed from.
- Branches and trimmings that are over 15 centimetres in diameter are cut into small lengths so that they will dry or decay more quickly and not offer sites for the pinhole beetle.
- The green bin is for rubbish which can be composted like grass cuttings, plant trimmings, tea bags, coffee grinds, potato peelings etc. but no cooked food or raw meat.
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