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    #1

    clothing , clothes

    Hi ,

    What is the difference between clothing and clothes?

    1- women's clothing is on the ground floorand every thing for children ,including shoes, is on the the first floor

    2-I always put my summer clothes away away in October


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    Re: clothing , clothes

    clothing is the collective term for garments

    clothes = items worn on the body [garments]


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    #3

    Re: clothing , clothes

    Could u plz make it clearer?


    waiting ur response



    best regards


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    #4

    Re: clothing , clothes

    I think what Anglika means is that

    Clothing is is a general collative noun for garments that are worn.

    However when you refer to your own personal garments you usually refer to them as clothes.

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