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    He was "wearing" or "putting on" his clothes means he was getting ready he didn't.

    He was "wearing" or "putting on" his clothes. That means he was getting ready he didn't have his cloths fully on he was "half way through" putting them on. But when I saw him in the party he was wearing those clothes.


    Please guide me and please check my sentences as well.
    Last edited by tufguy; 16-Mar-2017 at 13:55. Reason: See below.

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    Re: He was "wearing" or "putting on" his clothes means he was getting ready he didn't

    I have deleted your question about braces. You have been told more than once to ask one only question per thread.

    Please edit your post to correct your careless spelling mistakes and rephrase the one beginning 'Means'.

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    Re: He was "wearing" or "putting on" his clothes means he was getting ready he didn't

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    He was "wearing" or "putting on" his clothes. That means he was getting ready. He didn't have his clothes fully on. He was half-way through (no quotation marks) putting them on. But when I saw him at the party he was wearing those clothes.


    Please guide me, and please check my sentences, as well.
    If you are wearing clothes, you are fully dressed. In you are not wearing clothes, you are fully undressed. If you are putting clothes on, you have begun getting into them but are not fully dressed yet. If you are taking clothes off, you have begun getting out of them but are not fully undressed yet.

    - wearing clothes = fully dressed
    - not wearing clothes = fully undressed
    - putting on clothes = getting dressed but not fully dressed yet
    - taking off clothes = getting undressed but not fully undressed yet

    Does that answer your question?

    Other business:

    - Cloth is fabric. Clothes are made of cloth.

    - Always separate all your sentences with periods, question marks, or exclamation points. When you don't do that, the sentences are incorrect and hard for us to understand.

    - Use quotation marks to show what someone said.
    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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