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15:40 Jan 31, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: tanks/cover-ups
At Saturday afternoon‚s poolside swimwear show, Mattiolo dipped back into one-piece chic. Suitable for all body types, Mattiolo seemed to have a fit for any flaw. High-cut bikinis, concealing tanks, skirts and cover-ups that ranged in material from silk to plastic are fashioned for all tastes. Models adorned in Mattiolo mingled with guests all weekend, sharing samples of his passionately fruity female perfume and the fresh, citrus Gai Mattiolo Uomo, his most recent creation.
Rafael Arellano
Local time: 00:18

Summary of answers provided
na +1débardeur / cache-maillot
Yolanda Broad
natank-top is a "debardeur" and a cover-up is a "cache-maillot"Pascale Michel



2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
débardeur / cache-maillot

Tank (top) = débardeur; cover-up = cache-maillot-----------------------------
De Termium: Vêtements * robe cache-maillot s* OBS - (au bon marché, paris, 1965)------------------------------------------------------------------------
De LGDT: *robe de plage* n f (a) Robe légère, plus ou moins couvrante, de style et de longueur variables, qui se porte à la plage avec ou sans maillot de bain. (a) Note(s): Pluriel: robes de plage. (a) [Office de la langue française, 1978]

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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 01:18
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 720

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agree  xxxPhilippe C.
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tank-top is a "debardeur" and a cover-up is a "cache-maillot"

these are the words that people use.......

Pascale Michel
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