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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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Vocabulary Challenge #9 - Fashion

TeachTeach Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,951 mod
edited May 2017 in Words Words Words
Go to: https://learn-english-online.moodlecloud.com/

You will find the password under - Events in the Join Us Group.

Post your answers (or ask any questions) here.

Post edited by Teach on


  • BubblyBubbly Posts: 30,275 ✭✭✭✭
    1. dress designer
    2. pin holder
    3. measuring tape
    4. customer?
    5. skirt bottom/hem/short skirt?
    6. model girl?
    7. hanger
    8. clothes rack?
    9. ramp
    10. long boot
    11.long coat
    13. cuff
    14. belt
    15. belt lock
    16. notched collar/lapels?
    17.shoulder loops
    18. collar?
    19. hair/hair bun?
    20. sleeves
    21. statue/dummy
    22. one arm dress/prom dress?
  • ElleElle Posts: 508 Inactive
    1. designer
    2. pin cushion
    3. tape measure
    4. customer
    5. dress
    6. high heels
    7. hanger
    8. rack
    9. runway
    10. long boots
    11. trench coat
    12. pocket
    13. cuff
    14. buckle
    15. button
    16. collar
    17. epaulet
    18. collar
    19. model
    20. sleeves
    21. mannequin
    22. long dress
  • TeachTeach Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,951 mod
    Well done. Here is the key:-

    1. seamstress(es)
    2. pincushion(s)
    3. tape measure(s) (not to be confused with a ruler)
    4. customer(s)
    5. hemline(s)
    6. stiletto(s)
    7. (coat) hanger(s)
    8. clothes / clothing rail(s)
    9. catwalk(s) (US runway)
    10. knee-high boot(s)
    11. raincoat(s), trench coat(s), mackintosh(es)
    12. pocket(s)
    13. cuff(s)
    14. belt(s)
    15. buckle(s)
    16. lapel(s)
    17. epaulet(s)
    18. collar(s)
    19. model / fashion model
    20. sleeve(s)
    21. mannequin(s)
    22. gown(s) / ballgown(s) / evening gown(s)

    What do you think the seamstress is saying to the customer?

    Seamstress: It’s a size 14, but we can let it out a little.

    Customer: No, it doesn’t fit me. It’s so tight. It's at least two sizes too small.

    Seamstress: But look how the pink matches your complexion. It’s just perfect.

    Customer: It didn't look like this on the model.
  • Angela69Angela69 Posts: 14 ✭✭
    What is the password? I am a little confused?
  • TeachTeach Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,951 mod
    @Angela69 - The challenge is only open from Tuesday to Thursday. The password will appear under "Events" tomorrow.
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