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    the red one /the one in red/with red color

    You go to the market to buy yourself a dress. You like two dresses, one of them is pink and the other is blue. Now you come home and you tell a friend of yours about the dresses you liked at the market.


    1. I will buy the blue one.
    2. I will buy the one in blue.
    3. I will buy the one with blue color.


    The first one sounds most natural to me. Tell me about all of them.

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    Aamir the Global Citizen.

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    1 and 2 are both fine. 3 is not correct.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    #3

    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    I bought the red one in your title.

    If you like something you see at a market, it's advisable to buy it there and then. It may not be there when you go back again.

    If you insist on coming home first, say 'I'm going to buy the blue one'.

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    #4

    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color


    Is 'Aamir' a name for males? If not, you wouldn't buy a dress

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    Yes it is a male name. And I do go out to buy dresses for myself and for my family members.

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    You go out to buy clothes for you and your family members. in BrE. Dresses are worn only by females (and transgender people).

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    You go out to buy clothes for you and your family members. in BrE. Dresses are worn only by females (and transgender people).
    Interesting to know that, I am not a transgender. How are dresses different from clothes? Are dresses ready-made garments?
    Last edited by Aamir Tariq; 09-Apr-2016 at 22:41.

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    Click here to see pictures of dresses.

    Do you wear these?

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Click here to see pictures of dresses.

    Do you wear these?
    Why would I? They are for ladies.

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    Re: the red one /the one in red/with red color

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Why would I? They are for ladies.
    Q.E.D. A dress is a one-piece garment normally worn by women. Clothes are garments of nearly any kind, though swimwear and night clothes are normally excluded.
    I am not a teacher.

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