dressed to the nines

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[Motivation]
그녀와의 세번째 데이트.
예약한 프렌치레스토랑에서 그녀를 기다리고 있는데…
완전 내 스타일의 아름답고 눈부신 드레스를 입고 그녀가 나타났다..
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짜잔
이렇게 옷을 잘 차려입고 왔을 때, 이것을 어떻게 묘사할까?
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[Phrase]
dressed to the nines
  • [Definition]  dress buoyantly and high class.  Dressed to perfection. 

[Comment]
우아하고 멋지게 잘 차려입고가는 상황을 상상해보라. 결혼식, 연회, 시사회, 등등 상황에 자주 등장하는 표현이다.

[From Movies & TV Shows]
  • Wow, these dogs are dressed to the nines. It’s like they’re going to dance at the White House.(King of the Hill)
  • Friday night, we’re gonna get dressed to the nines, get picked up in a limo, and have a fabulous romantic dinner. (The Looney Tunes Show)
  • No one is sick or infected here. I mean, I assumed that, based on you walking in here dressed to the nines offering apologies masquerading as explanation (The X Files)
  • Just after ten, I was dressed to the nines at Brasserie Eight And A Half. (Sex and the City)
  • How did we both show up dressed to the nines to a backyard barbecue? [Laughter] (Single Ladies)
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[From News]
  • Everyone is welcome — married couples and anyone looking to get dressed to the nines (Bloomberg)
  • Then look at what the same students look like when they go out at night; dressed to the nines with intentions to impress. (Economist)
  • On nights and weekends, Mr. Shabazz headed to Times Square, which drew people, often dressed to the nines, from all over the city. (NYT)
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[From Twitter]
  • What a great #Easter Sunday. I love days off work and going out dressed to the nines.
  • Just saw my neighbors and their three gorgeous daughters dressed to the nines, heading off to Mass. They looked so nice!
  • As a general statement… Y’all look so pretty today.. All dressed to the nines and such
[Video]

  • They were dressed to the nines

[Comment 2] 
dressed to the nine에서 dresseD 인것과 nineS를 까먹지 말자.

[Context]

query: “dressed to the nines”

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Source: Davies, Mark. (2008-) The Corpus of Contemporary American English: 450 million words, 1990-present. Available online at http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/.

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