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US, Australian and NZ another name for sports jacket
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby sports coat
sports cap, sports car, sportscast, sportscaster, sportscasting, sports coat, sportsdom, sport shirt, sports jacket, sportsman, sportsmanship
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How to use sports coat in a sentence
The girl was dressed in a pearl grey and pink sports coat, with a large black hat, and carried a silver chain handbag.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Another held a white velour sports coat, the cut and design of it being particularly smart.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
She wore a white dress, in keeping with the warm September day, and with it a dark blue sports coat, and a shady hat.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
Mary shivered a little, and buttoned her black sports coat closer.The Mysterious Affair at Styles|Agatha Christie
Freddy kept chewing, but he dug in the pockets of his sports-coat and came up with a small stubby notebook and a ball-point.Makers|Cory Doctorow