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    Default finery clothes

    Please check out the following sentences.

    1. Seoul was very strange to me in the begining, but now I love it.
    2. It has many special food and finery clothes.
    3. It also has some ancient architectures.

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    Default Re: finery clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Please check out the following sentences.

    1. Seoul was very strange to me in the begining, but now I love it. OK
    2. It has many special food and finery clothes. "Finery" usually refers to fine clothing. So, it's not necessary to use finery and clothes together.
    3. It also has some ancient architectures.
    My comments.

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    Default Re: finery clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    My comments.
    It has many special food? Really?

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    Default Re: finery clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Please check out the following sentences.

    1. Seoul was very strange to me in the begining, but now I love it.
    This sentence is fine.
    2. It has many special food and finery clothes.
    It has a lot of special food -or- It has a variety of special food and fine clothes -or- fine clothing.
    ("Finery" is a noun, as in "The wedding guests were dressed in their finery" and would not be used to modify another noun.)

    3. It also has some ancient architectures.
    It also has some ancient architecture.

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    Please, everybody. . . beginning.

    Rover

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    Default Re: finery clothes

    Not only is 'finery' usually used for clothes; it is also almost archaic. (It always makes me think of 'Matty Groves' - a traditional song.) People do still use it though, often ironically: 'There was I waiting for the limo, in all my finery, when a sea-gull flew overhead and...'.

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    'It has many gourmet food stores and haute-couture fashion houses.'

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