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    HELLO,
    I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT(MEANING ) DIFFERENCE(S) BETWEEN "WORE AND WAS WEARING " IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND IS IT POSSIBLE TO REPLACE THE TWO WORDS WITH EACH OTHER?

    "Holder said he told his editors that he was wearing a wire for the police while ... "I didn't know he wore a wire," she said. Holder has tried to make a"

    THANKYOU

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    It depends on context.
    He was wearing a wire = He had it on at the time in question
    He wore a wire = He had in on previously (perhaps at a certain time)
    Does that help?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    It depends on context.
    He was wearing a wire = He had it on at the time in question
    He wore a wire = He had in on previously (perhaps at a certain time)
    Does that help?

    ~R
    Thanks RonBee.
    Last edited by majid72; 30-Aug-2007 at 00:34.

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