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Having sleeves that reach to the wrist.‘a long-sleeved shirt’
- ‘They all had hooded sweatshirts, plaid shirts or long-sleeved tee shirts with jeans.’
- ‘Abi also bought a lovely new autumn coat, some long-sleeved shirts, and a couple of fuzzy turtlenecks.’
- ‘He was wearing his khaki slacks and white long-sleeved shirt with the sleeves rolled to his elbows.’
- ‘I had on a long-sleeved shirt, a sweatshirt, and my jacket, and I was still freezing.’
- ‘Just be sure to wear a sunhat and a long-sleeved high-collared shirt while you do it.’
- ‘This is a belted black garment with long sleeves, worn over a plain long-sleeved shirt.’
- ‘Her gray hooded sweatshirt was pulled over a black flannel long-sleeved shirt and two tank tops.’
- ‘Minimum requirements include long-sleeved shirts and long trousers or overalls as well as safety equipment.’
- ‘He had short, dark brown hair and wore a dark, long-sleeved shirt and dark jeans.’
- ‘He was wearing dark baggy jeans, a dark baseball cap and a long-sleeved, dark green sweatshirt with a white T-shirt over the top.’
- ‘She wore blue jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt buttoned to the neck.’
- ‘His dark, short, spiky hair was gelled and he was wearing a dark, long-sleeved shirt with light-coloured trousers.’
- ‘The three men were also dressed alike: denim jeans, long-sleeved plaid shirts, and work boots.’
- ‘These types of necklaces are best worn with t-shirts or plain long-sleeved shirts.’
- ‘Take sunglasses, a hat, long-sleeved shirts and high-factor sun-tan lotions.’
- ‘If you go outside in the middle of the day, wear long-sleeved shirts, a hat and sunglasses.’
- ‘I wore a pair of faded jeans and a long-sleeved shirt that showed the name of my softball team on it.’
- ‘About a half an hour later she came out of her room wearing a red long-sleeved shirt with faded jeans.’
- ‘He wore jeans and a long-sleeved knit shirt of a type of olive green that brought out the emerald of his eyes.’
- ‘An Afghan man traditionally wears a long-sleeved shirt, which reaches his knees.’
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