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Do we say a pair of pyjamas for the whole thing, top and bottom or do we call them a pyjamas shirt and a pair of pyjamas pants?

Do we say the same for tracksuit or any suit?

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A pair of pyjamas (AmE pajamas) consists of a top and a bottom.

So does a tracksuit.

A lounge suit has a jacket and trousers (AmE pants).

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healerDo we say a pair of pyjamas for the whole thing,

You can. Another possibility is just using the word pyjamas.

healerDo we say the same for tracksuit or any suit?

Generally, people talk of a tracksuit or a suit.

In the US - Rover_KE is British, and the other anonymous grew in the UK - this is spelled "pajamas." Here you'd just say "pajamas," not "a pair of pajamas." Sometimes you might want to talk about the top and bottoms of pajamas, for example:


A: "I can't stay. I didn't bring my pajamas."

B: "That okay. You can wear the bottoms of my pajamas and I'll wear the top."


A tracksuit - usually referred to as sweat pants and sweat shirt, or just sweats - is similar-looking:


C: "I can't stay. I didn't bring my pajamas."

D: "That's okay. I sleep in sweats anyway. You can have the Emotion: sweating pants and I'll just sleep in a sweatshirt."


For a suit, you might say something like:


E: "This is a sport coat and tie affair, but I don't have a good pair of pants to wear with my sport coat."

F: "My suit pants would go well your coat. You can have the pants, and I'll wear the suit jacket like a sport coat. I have another pair of pants I can wear with it."

In Britain,we used to talk about a sports coat, not a sport coat.. I don't know if people still say that.

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Clive

In Britain,we used to talk about a sports coat, not a sport coat.. I don't know if people still say that.

We do.