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    Hi~ everyone!

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    They introduced chic designs such as pantsuits, bell-bottomed pants, and tuxedo jackets that tailored men’s clothing to suit the female body.

    Is this sentence grammatically correct? Especially the underlined part.

    I think the subject of the verb 'tailor' should be people such as he, she, they, etc. Am I wrong?

    Can tuxedo jackets tailor sth.?

    please let me know.

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    Default Re: Is this sentence okay?

    Maybe not, but designs can.
    They introduced chic designs [such as pantsuits, bell-bottomed pants, and tuxedo jackets] that tailored men’s clothing to suit the female body.

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    Thanks for your clear answer!!!
    That's what I exactly wanted to know.
    Have a nice day~

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    Default Re: Is this sentence okay?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Maybe not, but designs can.
    They introduced chic designs [such as pantsuits, bell-bottomed pants, and tuxedo jackets] that tailored men’s clothing to suit the female body.
    Oh - well done. I had this image of disembodied jackets somehow holding needle and thread like a scene in a haunted house.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-Jul-2013 at 08:09. Reason: Fixing typo
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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