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to wear: to be dressed in, to be clothed in, to dress
To wear is used for anything that you put on your body: clothes, glasses, hats, etc.

to wear glasses to need spectacles because of a vision problem

To talk about 'having' something in one's hand, we use to carry:

to carry a bag

This is an irregular verb:
I wear / I wore / I have worn

Pronunciation examples
UK: What are you wearing? You look ridiculous.
US: I had nothing to wear so I borrowed one of your dresses.
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  • "You should be wearing a gold tutu with ballerina slippers, and a red wig."
  • "Brian : I'm wearing Bruno's Brew, sir."
  • "What are you wearing?"
  • "Please show up on time and wear loose-fitting clothing."
  • "I want to wear something bright today, something loud… Something that says “I'm in charge of my longtime boss who I'm also in love with”."
  • "Wearing this suit actually makes me feel like a better person."
  • "Then we'll need an education branch to spread our Western propaganda, I'll probably have to wear some local garb to fit in."
  • "Please meet me at the green bench on the west side of Paradise Park on Friday, September 28th at 7:37 pm. I will be wearing a pink tuxedo with a black carnation."
  • "what is that that you're wearing?"

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