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
- A traditional tuxedo is worn with a bow tie and a vest or cummerbund.
- He was dressed in a loose shirt, a vest, trousers and brown boots.
- He pulled a notepad from his vest pocket, and flipped it open.
- Fran was wearing long sleeves and a vest, which covered her muscles.
- Men in urban areas wear a felt or fur-trimmed hat, a short vest with sleeves, trousers, and a robe.
- The only decent thing he wore was the sturdy red vest, almost a sleeveless jacket, with black embroidery at the neck and arm holes.
- Altair reached into his vest pocket and pulled out a stained, frayed handkerchief.
- Dad's knitted vest will have to be finished next week.
- Men typically wore trousers and a tailored shirt under a vest or coat.
- 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.
- After a couple of outfits, Sara decided on a sleeveless leather vest and a loose wrap skirt and broad belt.
- In order to stay cool, Harris recommends that workers wear an undershirt beneath the vest.
- We found a vintage clothing store, and I bought a vest that I will no longer wear.
- He put on one each of the vests, jackets and sunglasses, removing his own jacket to do so.
- He settled on a conservative gray jacket with a darker vest beneath it.
- He was very recognisable by the exotic and flamboyant clothing he wore - a deep red vest without sleeves with a clashing orange shirt underneath.
- This pattern gives you two unique looks in one sporty vest or jacket.
- 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.
- He had short black hair and wore a black vest, dark jeans, and a long gold necklace with a pendant.
- 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 following items are needed: Warm socks, vests, underwear, toiletries Christmas cakes, boxes of biscuits, sweets, warm underclothing for men and warm blankets.
- Keep your outfit neutral but use colour in a top, vest or camisole or with a fabulous scarf or chiffon shawl.
- Detectives have appealed for information about a male jogger wearing a blue vest and black tracksuit seen running in the area.
- The major contributions include vests, warm undergarments, warm socks and toiletries.
- 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.
- 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.
- His children, two young girls, are running in and out of the spray in vests and knickers.
- She wears a sparkly top, not a boyish vest, with her jeans.
- Val changed into her dress with the discreet vest underneath.
- I wore identical stuff to the first audition - faded jeans and a black vest.
- After he dropped the bomb, soldiers ordered him to take off his vest and jeans, to ensure he had no other weapons on him.
- This week, many of the women are seemingly bra-less, or wearing strapless tops, vests, etc.
- 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.
- 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 stripped off my dress and pulled on a pair of pyjama bottoms and a vest, before climbing into bed.
- The appeal is now in its final week and priority should be given to the gift donation of vests, warm undergarments, toiletries and socks.
1to vest sb with sth — investir a algn de / con algo formal
- he was vested with special powers — fue investido de / con poderes especiales
2to vest sth in sb — conferirle algo a algn
- the authority vested in a judge — la autoridad conferida a un juez
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