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    Guised and disguised.

    "He was guised as a doctor."

    "He was disguised as a doctor."

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Guised and disguised.

    The first is incorrect in standard English.

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    Re: Guised and disguised.

    Guise is a noun in modern English, not a verb or an adjective. You could say He went out in the guise of a doctor, meaning "posing as a doctor". Please don't use that phrase though. It's not very common and would probably sound odd.
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    Re: Guised and disguised.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Guise is a noun in modern English, not a verb or an adjective. You could say He went out in the guise of a doctor, meaning "posing as a doctor". Please don't use that phrase though. It's not very common and would probably sound odd.
    We can say "he was disguised as a policeman" but if we want to use the word "guise" then we will say "he was in the guise of a policeman."

    You asked me not to use the phrase but which one?

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    Re: Guised and disguised.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "he was in the guise of a policeman."
    Don't use that one.

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    Re: Guised and disguised.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We can say "he was disguised as a policeman" but if we want to use the word "guise" then we will say "he was in the guise of a policeman."

    You asked me not to use the phrase but which one?
    Don't use in the guise of anything. You should be able to recognize it but it's unlikely you will ever need to say it. Use disguised or dressed as instead.
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