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There were a lot of body bags; 58,000 troops died during the Vietnam War.
International agencies are sending protective equipment for health workers, body bags to enable safe burials, chlorine-spraying equipment, water treatment kits and medicines.
There were heads bound with yellow duct tape along major boulevards, and bodies bagged in cobalt plastic or strewn with cardboard signs.
The sight of sidewalks littered with red body bags will not be easily forgotten.
This week, a band of young volunteers wearing plastic gloves worked amid the rubble, pulling corpses cut in half out from under piles of bricks and putting them into white body bags.
Abby's departure after a 15-season run was planned, but Clayton's exit in a body bag was an unexpected plot twist that got lost in the hype of actress Pauley Perrette leaving the long-running crime drama.
The entire outfit was a total knock-out, but what caught the attention of most Markle style followers was the future Duchess' black-and-white stripped cross-body bag, credited to the relatively-unknown (at least in America) Australian brand, Oroton.
His festival attire involved Vetements socks (no shoes!), a pink bucket hat, a bandanna (noticing a trend yet?), a Gucci cross-body bag, and a Hawaiian-print shirt with matching shorts.
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BODY BAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of body bag for English Language Learners
: a large bag that a dead person's body is put in to be carried or moved to another place
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