Vocabulary exercises to help learn words for clothes.

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What are your favourite clothes?

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miracle1 27 June, 2016 - 16:02

I like sports clothes
Two question: 1) What does "over" mean in the sentence "on over your clothes to go out in winter"? and 2) What does "smart" mean in the sentence " A smart top with buttons is called a"?.
Thank you.

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Jonathan - Coor... 30 June, 2016 - 15:36

Hi miracle1. For your first question, I'm going to put a / in the sentence so you can see the units.

  • You put a coat on / over your clothes / to go out in winter.

Does that help to make sense of it? Here, 'over your clothes' means 'on top of your clothes'. 'On' is part of the verb 'put on (clothes)'.

For your second question, in this sentence 'smart' means it looks clean, neat and makes a good impression on other people. So, for example, most office workers wear smart clothes. :)

Does that help?

Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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rose_protected 24 May, 2016 - 02:47

I usually wear dresses, T-shirts and skirts. I don't like very much wearing trainers but I use it for doing physical exercises. I like high heels too.

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jimm9x 20 January, 2016 - 09:42

I live in tropical country. Normally I like wearing Jeans and T-shirt in the warm day, But It's chilly outside I like to wear sport clothes.

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JoEditor 14 July, 2016 - 13:26

Hi asharshah, 
Sneakers are the American English word for trainers (training/sports shoes). 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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mrkul 23 October, 2015 - 16:00

I like wearing jeans and shirt for school. When I go on picnic, I like wearing shorts and T-shirt. They're very comfortable, suitable for activities

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nefesh97 28 August, 2015 - 01:15

My favourite clothes are jeans, t-shirt and trainers for summer and for winter I wear a coat, it is very comfortable for this season.

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