She was dressed in a pair of light colored slacks, a pale blue blouse and was barefoot.
This weight pulls directly against the rope; so if the latter slacks, the weight pulls out the pulley frame and tightens it up again.
While Paul was dressed in jeans and a golf shirt, brother Joseph—never "Joe"—sat stiffly in creased slacks and dress shirt.
"This is the only good part of the afternoon," he muttered, pulling out a pair of wrinkled slacks and holding them up.
When the show was over, Dean carefully laid out his new slacks over the back of his chair and reluctantly went to shower—and shave.