One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of matching items) for husband and wife, or men and women.‘his and hers towels’
- ‘Mirrored his and hers arrangements stretch the length of those double sinks.’
- ‘Ten cabins share one private courtyard featuring a lap pool, Jacuzzi, his and hers steam rooms and exercise equipment.’
- ‘The master suite features his and hers sitting rooms, one of which was turned into a large closet.’
- ‘There they settled in Bethlehem and established his and hers monastic houses.’
- ‘And I was passed by a French Canadian couple in matching his and hers plaid shirts.’
- ‘For those who, as Holmes would later put it, find the marriage ‘ambiguous’, his and hers coffee mugs were produced.’
- ‘She had already won a programmable microwave oven and matching his and hers bathrobes, and was about to go for the big prize.’
- ‘The master bedroom, which is en suite, also features his and hers walk-in wardrobes, each with more space than a typical box room.’
- ‘The two unique grids, his and hers, are separate but equal in their intricacy and power.’
- ‘There are three rings to be bought - engagement plus his and hers wedding bands, again fortunately not your responsibility.’
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