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meaning of "dressing gown"



 
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meaning of "dressing gown" #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 02, 2008 20:57 pm   meaning of "dressing gown"
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Dressing expressions", question 4

My boss put on her ......... and made herself some coffee.

(a) dressing up
(b) dressing down
(c) dressing gown
(d) dressing room

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Dressing expressions", answer 4

My boss put on her dressing gown and made herself some coffee.

Correct answer: (c) dressing gown
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meaning of "dressing gown" #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 03, 2008 7:29 am   meaning of "dressing gown"
 

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It is strange, isn't it? Why would one be in a position to watch one's boss at her private morning ritual? It means, however, that she 'donned her bathrobe and made a cup of coffee'.
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