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    My mother wore me brace

    "My mother wears me brace everyday" or "my mother wore me brace yesterday" (Now adays I have to wear a brace on my back to support my spine so my mother does it for me because I cannot wear it myself).

    "My mother baths me" (now adays I cannot bath myself).

    "My mother dresses me up" (I cannot bend over) or should I say "my mother makes me wear cloths"?

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "My mother wears me brace every day" or "My mother wore me brace yesterday." (Nowadays I have to wear a brace on my back to support my spine so my mother does it for me because I cannot wear it myself).
    I think you misunderstand the meaning of the word "wear". We don't say "wears me". If your mother is wearing your brace, she has it on her body! That will not help your spine at all. I'm certain that you are wearing your brace and your mother does not wear a brace at all.
    I think you mean "My mother helps me to put on my brace every day".

    "My mother baths me" (nowadays I cannot bath myself).

    "My mother dresses me up" (I cannot bend over) or should I say "My mother makes me wear clothes"?

    The first is OK if you remove "up". The second is unnatural - no one can make (force) you to wear clothes.


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    See above. Note that "nowadays" is one word but "every day" is two words in the context you used it.
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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Is to bath a verb in BrE? In American English, the verb form is ​to bathe.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Your mother does not wear the brace. You wear it. Your mother helps you put it on.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Is to bath a verb in BrE?
    Yes, it's a transitive verb over here.

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    "My mother puts my brace on me everyday" or "puts brace on me".

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Did you notice that in my first reply I corrected your use of "everyday" to "every day"?
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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Correction for the post# 6

    "My mother puts my brace on me every day" or "puts brace on me".

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    Sorry, is my sentence correct?

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    Re: My mother wore me brace

    If your mother does all the work and you don't contribute anything to putting on the brace then yes, you can say "My mother puts my brace on me every day". If you are able to make some of the movements necessary and just need some assistance, use "My mother helps me to put on my brace every day".
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