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wardrobe malfunction

(US, informal) an embarrassing situation caused by the clothes a person is wearing
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a euphemistic term for an embarrassing display of a body part when clothing droops, falls, or is torn

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war chest


A political campaign's funding; also, an amount saved for a planned purchase or venture

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