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Business English Conversation 28: No Dress Code

1. to have a dress code: to have rules about what employees can and cannot wear to work
  • Our company has a strict dress code.
  • Our company has a dress code, but it is not strict. We can pretty much wear whatever we want.
2. to be conservative: to be more traditional or slow to change in one's views or behavior
  • Our company culture is a little bit conservative.
  • His political views are conservative.
3. pantyhose: a one-piece, skintight garment worn by women, combining panties and stockings
  • All the women in our office wear pantyhose to work in the winter.
  • She went to the store because there was a hole in her pantyhose. She wanted to buy a new pair.

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