dress

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdrɛs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/drɛs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dres)


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dress

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [formal, casual, sun, cocktail, summer, winter] dress
  2. a [revealing, conservative, maxi, mini, long] dress
  3. a [women's, girl's] dress
  4. a [red, blue] dress
  5. a little black dress
  6. an evening dress for [dinner, the gala]
  7. a [cotton, linen, gingham] dress
  8. her wedding dress
  9. in [traditional, evening, fancy] dress
  10. a dress with [sequins, lace, ribbons]
  11. put my dress on
  12. put on my dress
  13. put on your [best, party] dress
  14. [took, tore, ripped] her dress off
  15. [took] off her dress
  16. [ripped, tore, caught, snagged] her dress (on)
  17. [did, buttoned, zipped] up her dress
  18. [did] her dress up
  19. fastened her dress
  20. [unfastened, undid, unbuttoned, unzipped] her dress
  21. a dress to make you [look beautiful, feel confident]
  22. a dress for [a party, the theater, any occasion]
  23. wore a dress with [leggings, a belt]
  24. the dress in [China] (is)
  25. have a [different, colorful] dress in [Russia]
n as adj
  1. a dress [code, rehearsal, reception]
  2. the dress code is [business, smart, casual, black-tie]
  3. dress [material, fabric, suit, designer]
  4. a fancy dress party
  5. has [good, poor, excellent] dress sense
v
  1. dress in [black, red, leather, silk]
  2. dress (yourself) in the morning
  3. dress [yourself, your child]
  4. [can, learn to] dress themselves
  5. dress for [the occasion, success]
  6. dress [in layers, smartly, casually, warmly]
  7. dress to [kill, impress]
  8. dressed in his [Sunday best, best clothes]
  9. dress up for the [dinner, occasion, party]
  10. dress up as [a monster, Frankenstein, a firefighter]
  11. dress up [the idea, your resume, your CV]
  12. dress the [wound, injury, laceration]
  13. dress the salad with [oil, vinegar, salt, mustard, honey]
  14. dress the turkey
  15. dressed down the [children, students, troops]
  16. [their father, the teacher, the major] dressed them down
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