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    I will teach her to drees.

    I will teach her to dress soberly.

    I will teach her to dress good.

    I will teach her to dress in a good way.

    I will teach her to dress herself properly.

    Please check.
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    #2

    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    I would say:

    I will teach her how to dress herself properly.

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    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I would say:

    I will teach her how to dress herself properly.
    Doesn't "soberly" work here?

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    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    They have different meanings. "I'll teach her how to dress herself properly" means that she will be taught how to dress effectively - to make sure that she, for example, does up all the buttons on her blouse, remembers to do up the zip on her jeans etc. If she dresses soberly, it means she wears muted colours, nothing flashy or too exciting.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Doesn't "soberly" work here?
    I don't think so. (I assume you are talking about a young child. So you want her to do everything the right way.)

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    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    To dress herself tidily.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    That doesn't sound natural to me.

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    #8

    Re: I will teach her to drees.

    You could say:

    I will teach her how to dress herself.

    You don't really need to add "properly" to that.

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