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    #1

    in their clothes?

    As everyone ought to do who falls into deep water in their clothes.

    It means they wear their clothes and jumped into the water?

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    Re: in their clothes?

    "Falls" implies an accident; "jumps" does not

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    Re: in their clothes?

    MikeNewYork,
    Were they wearing the clothes that fall into deep water?

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    Re: in their clothes?

    The person was wearing clothes. The clothed person fell into the water by accident.
    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: in their clothes?

    Your quote is a fragment, not a whole sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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