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    Get someone dressed...

    Is it OK to say: "I have to get my baby dressed" ? Or how do you express the idea of putting on clothes on someone, either if it is a baby, an animal, a person with a decease, unable to get dress by him/her self? And what is the difference between "I dressed the kids before going to work" and "I get the kids dressed"? Well, I read the first sentence in a Longman dictionary, but the second one I just made it up...
    Last edited by papirrines; 24-Oct-2013 at 05:28.

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    Re: Get someone dressed...

    That's fine.
    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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    Re: Get someone dressed...

    Quote Originally Posted by papirrines View Post
    Is it OK to say: "I have to get my baby dressed" ? Or how do you express the idea of putting on clothes on someone, either if it is a baby, an animal, a person with a decease, unable to get dress by him/her self?
    Some corrections:

    No space before a question mark.
    Either is usually used with only 2 items. better would be changing "either if it is" to "whether it be".
    A person does not have a "decease", he/she has a "disease".
    It should be "unable to get dressed".

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