In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US(waistcoat)chaleco masculinebefore noun vest pocket — bolsillo del chaleco masculine
- After a couple of outfits, Sara decided on a sleeveless leather vest and a loose wrap skirt and broad belt.
- He was very recognisable by the exotic and flamboyant clothing he wore - a deep red vest without sleeves with a clashing orange shirt underneath.
- A traditional tuxedo is worn with a bow tie and a vest or cummerbund.
- Dad's knitted vest will have to be finished next week.
- In order to stay cool, Harris recommends that workers wear an undershirt beneath the vest.
- Men in urban areas wear a felt or fur-trimmed hat, a short vest with sleeves, trousers, and a robe.
- Men typically wore trousers and a tailored shirt under a vest or coat.
- We found a vintage clothing store, and I bought a vest that I will no longer wear.
- He pulled a notepad from his vest pocket, and flipped it open.
- He put on one each of the vests, jackets and sunglasses, removing his own jacket to do so.
- The only decent thing he wore was the sturdy red vest, almost a sleeveless jacket, with black embroidery at the neck and arm holes.
- He was dressed in a loose shirt, a vest, trousers and brown boots.
- It consisted of a plaid, pleated skirt, a white blouse, a sweater vest, and a blazer, as well as a tie, and knee highs.
- She quickly changed into her uniform, which consisted of a white blouse, a short gray pleated skirt and a vest, and a matching gray jacket.
- He settled on a conservative gray jacket with a darker vest beneath it.
- Fran was wearing long sleeves and a vest, which covered her muscles.
- Instead of a stage and chairs, I found a bounty of discarded hats, sweaters, shirts, vests, pants, wigs, and costume apparel covering the floor and hanging on coat hooks.
- Above the navy skirt, she wore a white collared, long-sleeved blouse and matching blue knit sweater vest.
- Altair reached into his vest pocket and pulled out a stained, frayed handkerchief.
- This pattern gives you two unique looks in one sporty vest or jacket.
- The more knowledgeable spectators in the crowd were able to pick out each club runner by the colour of his vest, almost the athletic version of train-spotting.
- She wears a sparkly top, not a boyish vest, with her jeans.
- His children, two young girls, are running in and out of the spray in vests and knickers.
- Another wore Bermuda shorts, a vest and sunglasses, and rode a surfboard just a few streets away from Wall Street.
- He wore a beige shirt and trousers and a white vest under his shirt.
- I wore identical stuff to the first audition - faded jeans and a black vest.
- Val changed into her dress with the discreet vest underneath.
- Either way, the revolution that is Secret Support will doubtless make life so much easier and is available in a range of vests, bodies and t-shirts in a variety of colours and fabrics.
- Keep your outfit neutral but use colour in a top, vest or camisole or with a fabulous scarf or chiffon shawl.
- They go with everything, look good with a sun tan, can be used as vests under shirts if the weather turns cold and can be slipped on over a swimming costume if the sun gets too strong.
- Eight vests, six stretchsuits, two cardigans, and one shawl or all-in-one coat are the bare essentials.
- The appeal is now in its final week and priority should be given to the gift donation of vests, warm undergarments, toiletries and socks.
- He had short black hair and wore a black vest, dark jeans, and a long gold necklace with a pendant.
- I stripped off my dress and pulled on a pair of pyjama bottoms and a vest, before climbing into bed.
- This week, many of the women are seemingly bra-less, or wearing strapless tops, vests, etc.
- After he dropped the bomb, soldiers ordered him to take off his vest and jeans, to ensure he had no other weapons on him.
- The following items are needed: Warm socks, vests, underwear, toiletries Christmas cakes, boxes of biscuits, sweets, warm underclothing for men and warm blankets.
- The major contributions include vests, warm undergarments, warm socks and toiletries.
- She drifts on stage dressed in high-street chic: faded denim and a tracksuit top, which she slips off to reveal a pink camisole vest.
- Detectives have appealed for information about a male jogger wearing a blue vest and black tracksuit seen running in the area.
1to vest sb with sth — investir a algn de/con algo formal
- he was vested with special powers — fue investido de / con poderes especiales
- During inauguration, the president is vested with the power and authority of the office.
- Members of the clergy are vested with veto power over names of infants.
- Because my theory is that individuals are vested with enormous powers that tend to threaten the state.
- In Germany, France, and Switzerland, the public sector was vested with this authority.
- There will be a transformation in this country, and if this is to happen, ‘villagers should be vested with power’.
- Should this court come into existence, it will be vested with the power to try ‘serious violations of the law of war,’ whether committed during international or internal armed conflict.
- Instead, the tribunal was vested with essentially unlimited authority to establish the parameters for its existence and for the prosecution of cases before it.
- The civic bodies must be given the task of local distribution and could also be vested with the powers to award the local distribution contracts, provided there is a foolproof mechanism for quality control.
- The only un-democratic branch in all of this was judiciary, which was thus vested with no actual power.
- That is, there are occasions when a body is vested with a power for one purpose but seeks to use this power for some other purpose.
- Those vested with governing power have a natural inbuilt reluctance to accept restrictions on the exercise of their authority.
- The Constitution vests the people with the right to assembly and demonstration.
- With such responsibility, council members have been vested with authority to do their job effectively.
- At every scale, organizations were vested with the power to prevent smaller scales from forming and thus distributing power.
- Although I have been vested with the power to decide whom I want to elect as my leader, there is no harm in getting other people's opinion; after all two heads are better than one!
- It decided on all political and economic matters and was vested with the fullest possible powers.
- There has to be a system like football and hockey where the umpire is vested with the authority to warn a player according to the nature of the offence.
- The tribunals should be vested with summary powers.
- His strong sense that he alone is vested with the authority to steer the country's economy was also apparent.
- They have been vested with the authority to hand over the offenders to the police.
- Once vested with the power to overrule precedent, he will.
2to vest sth in sb — conferirle algo a algn
- the authority vested in a judge — la autoridad conferida a un juez
- We say that power must be vested solely in the right of Parliament and the Government.
- He is the rightful representative of the people of Florida and he is the chief executive, in whom the power is vested to execute the law and protect the rights of citizens.
- To vest the powers of state in one man or council is to reduce the independence of both the sovereign and the subject.
- The Framers vested control in copyrighted works in ‘authors,’ in the sense of individual creators - not industry or publishers or the government.
- After deliberation, he and his council of officers decided to vest the supreme authority in a nominated assembly, initially for sixteen months.
- Article II vested the executive power of the federal government in a president and vice president, both elected for four-year terms by specially chosen electors.
- The Conservative party has always vested great authority in its leader and restricted participation in selection.
- What it has actually done is very simple: it has taken the beaches from the control of local communities and local authorities and vested it in the Minister of Conservation.
- In English Common Law, ownership of land is still vested only in the Crown.
- Those political philosophies and religions that vest supreme authority in the individual are far more difficult to organize than those that can evoke some higher power.
- In each case the woman is confronting the society's power, which is vested and expressed in one or possibly two men.
- It might be thought that the easiest way to give shareholders control over management would be to vest the management powers in them.
- This is a much more precise and exacting standard than just suggesting that a person or body in whom a discretionary power is vested must exercise that power reasonably.
- They apparently went back and forth between vesting the appointment power between the Executive or in the Senate.
- The Justice Department argued that the Constitution vests such authority exclusively in the president, and that it is not subject to judicial review.
- That Article exclusively vests the ‘judicial power of the United States’ in such courts.
- An Arab diplomat, going further, said Arab countries would oppose vesting any authority in the Governing Council.
- Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.
- But even they vested managerial control over land largely in male relatives.
- At the same time, this is not a top-down, bureaucratic management by fiat: authority here is vested not in any single individual, but rather in the deliberative group itself.
- The trustee company then moved to vest the property of the trust in the children.
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