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Miranda_Lml



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2003 9:16 pm    Post subject: She used to be dressed in bright-coloured clothes..... Reply with quote

I wonder whether it is grammatically correct or whether it sounds odd.
Someone tells me that it means that someone dresses her in bright-coloured clothes. But this is not what I am trying to express. What I mean is that she used to wear bright-coloured clothes.
What do you think about it?
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BakaGaijin



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lol I think you just answered your own question there.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2003 12:33 am    Post subject: Dressed in Reply with quote

Miranda: "being dressed in" and "wearing" means the same thing.

I am dressed in trousers, shirt and a jacket.

I am wearing trousers, shirt and a jacket.

Two ways of saying the same thing
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