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    The girl ____ glasses is my cousin.

    The girl ____ glasses is my cousin. We are in the same class.
    (A) in (B) with (C) from (D) about
    The answer is option B. Why is option A incorrect?

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    Re: The girl ____ glasses is my cousin.

    in refers more to clothing
    The girl in the red coat is my cousin.(because the coat surrounds her)
    with implies togetherness
    She is here with her friend. She is here with her books. She is here with her glasses.
    The girl with books is my cousin.
    We treat objects other than clothes this way. You are in your clothes but these other possessions are just with you.

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    Re: The girl ____ glasses is my cousin.

    The girl in the red coat is my cousin.(because the coat surrounds her)
    with implies togetherness
    The glasses actually surround her eyes but I guess that is not enough to use 'in'.
    Or you can say, 'the girl wearing glasses'.

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    #5

    Re: The girl ____ glasses is my cousin.

    I'm afraid that opinion is a bit divided here; I don't agree that 'with a red hat' implies, as someone says in the link, suggests that she is carrying her hat- to me, she could be wearing it or holding it, which distinguishes it from 'in a red hat', where she would have to be wearing it. I'd be more likely to say 'with glasses' in the original example for the same reasons as Redcrow, but I don't see 'in glasses' as incorrect by any means.

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    Re: The girl ____ glasses is my cousin.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'm afraid that opinion is a bit divided here; I don't agree that 'with a red hat' implies, as someone says in the link, suggests that she is carrying her hat- to me, she could be wearing it or holding it, which distinguishes it from 'in a red hat', where she would have to be wearing it. I'd be more likely to say 'with glasses' in the original example for the same reasons as Redcrow, but I don't see 'in glasses' as incorrect by any means.
    Or she might even have it in a drawer at home.

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