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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- A set-in waistband hints at a waist, while the flared hemline softens a boxy shape.
- Thanks to breathable fabrics like linen and comfortable details like drawstring waistbands, this summer's trends are aimed at making you feel at ease in the summer heat.
- When the kiss ended, she tugged his shirt free from the waistband of his jeans.
- They are usually black, white or gray with the brand name written around the waistband.
- Don the sunglasses and look for vests with zippered details and bomber jackets with elasticized waistbands and cuffs.
- It was body-temperature warm from being hidden in the waistband of a pair of sweatpants.
- I refused to wear tight skirts, waistbands, or uncomfortable shoes.
- Jeans are growing back up to the waistband as women become slightly more modest about showing off their underwear every time they sit down.
- They don't have a button on the waistband but since I rarely wear short tops that's okay.
- It's a vision of pink flesh brimming over the waistband of a skirt far too tight - and short - for her age.
- I have read recent reports from people saying that Britney Spears wears trousers with the waistband too low.
- With trousers and skirts the label is commonly on the waistband and/or the hip pockets.
- He was fat and his belly looked as if it applied a little too much pressure on the waistband of his trousers.
- Witnesses say he appeared to have a gun tucked into his waistband.
- His waist was thin and his hips narrow where the end of the shirt tucked into the back waistband of the shorts.
- Korbin stood up from his sitting position and hooked a thumb on the waistband of his jeans.
- They were alarmed to see a firearm tucked into the waistband of his trousers and only later did they find out it was an air pistol.
- Choose elasticized waistbands or smooth-front waistbands with elastic in back, but avoid too much fullness; have just enough for a comfortable fit over the hips and waist.
- Use this technique on skirts, pants, shorts or any garment with a sewn-on waistband.
- He said officers found a knife in the waistband of her trousers.
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