In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(clothes cupboard)armario masculineropero masculine Latin Americafitted / built-in wardrobe — clóset masculine River Plate Latin America
- The room has a built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard and ceiling access to an attic storage area.
- The one to four room flats had built-in wardrobes and cupboards, electric fires, and a communal central heating and hot water system.
- The other bedroom at this level is a single with fitted bunk beds, a wardrobe, dressing table and sink.
- All of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and wash hand basins while one rear bedroom also has an en suite shower room.
- In the free-ads in the local paper this week will be one double bed, one wardrobe, one bookcase, 2 sofas and a bedside table.
- Be prepared for potential buyers to root around in cupboards and wardrobes, even under the beds, and ensure they are neat as a pin.
- The school also raided wardrobes and cupboards for old clothes to sell to a company that re-use, recycle or burns them to create energy.
- The other walls were occupied by wardrobes, cupboards and more posters.
- All four are equipped with either built-in wardrobes or cupboards.
- It has built-in wardrobes, shelving, cupboards and a built-in bed.
- There was a single bed, a wardrobe and a desk with a chair.
- This is fitted with a hand basin and a double wardrobe with vanity area and overhead presses.
- Each has a built-in wardrobe with overhead cupboards, and the larger has a floor to ceiling bay window.
- This is a single room with built-in pine units incorporating wardrobes, shelving, cupboards, a desk and dressing table.
- The spacious master bedroom includes a bank of built-in wardrobes, overhead cupboards and a vanity unit and also has a fully tiled en suite bathroom.
- The closet was opposite the bed and there was also a wardrobe near the bookcase.
- Many kids are scared of monsters under the bed, ogres and bogeymen lurking in wardrobes and the cupboard under the stairs.
- James nodded understandingly, and led Leanne up a narrow corridor and into a small bedroom where there was a bed, a wardrobe and a desk.
- This also has floor to ceiling wardrobe with overhead cupboards and a vanity area.
- Corner cupboards and wardrobes are very useful in an awkward space, but check the cupboard forms a true angle, as some were custom built to fit an irregular wall.
2(set of clothes)guardarropa masculinevestuario masculinea large wardrobe — un amplio vestuario
- His entire wardrobe was made up of dark-colored clothing, whereas most of her gowns were light and airy, beautiful to look at.
- At the weekly outdoor markets, think of your store cupboard instead of your wardrobe.
- But what I am saying is that I need to replace my entire expensively skinny wardrobe and replace it with clothes that won't choke me.
- The entire three-quarters of my wardrobe was black.
- There were colorful pareos, wrapped for wear in sundry ways by Tahitian women, who can get by with half a dozen as their entire wardrobe.
- Under life sentence in my wardrobe are a pair of rubbery silver trousers, a black boob tube and a fluffy white jumper which sheds whenever I walk, making me look like a giant dandelion.
- That gorgeous suit looked like it cost more than my entire wardrobe combined.
- In the entire wardrobe there were two pairs of pants that she would consider alright to wear.
- On the back seat is my stereo, my entire wardrobe, CD collection, books, pictures and everything that meant anything to me.
- The collection includes virtually the entire wardrobe from formal to casual and party wear, in both Western and Indian sensibilities.
- Record collections and wardrobes were junked, long hair was out, and lives were changed by what felt at the time like a genuine cultural revolution.
- I have a collection of beanie babies on top of my wardrobe mingling with the collection of bottle trophies from my lush men!
- The star never travels without a huge wardrobe and extensive entourage, she is famed for outrageous riders at her shows.
- My parents told me over and over that I was only going to be there for a number of days, a few weeks at the most, yet my entire wardrobe had been packed.
- Now you have an official excuse to pack an entire wardrobe instead…
- If you find yourself a partner of a similar height and build to yourself, you are effectively doubling your collective wardrobes.
- Spring Collection is a wardrobe full of dance works by some of the best-known names in dance and choreography.
- Beware of toddlers running around in authentic Renaissance outfits that cost more than your entire wardrobe.
- It could be someone who has a new job and has to change their entire wardrobe or it could just be someone who is looking for a special outfit.
- She changed her name, her wardrobe and her entire outlook on life.
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