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    wore out - worn out

    Dear teacher,
    I have one more question:
    What is better?

    I was not too careful about wearing my jacket and the sleeves wore out (got worn out/ have worn out).

    Thank you.

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    Re: wore out - worn out

    Quote Originally Posted by sbrodsky View Post
    Dear teacher,
    I have one more question:
    What is better?

    I was not too careful about wearing my jacket and the sleeves wore out (got worn out/ have worn out).

    Thank you.
    "Wore out" or "have worn out" are both correct.

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