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What does 'sweater' mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:51 pm   What does 'sweater' mean?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #116 "Weather Test (3)", question 1

People wear coats and ......... in order to keep warm in the cold winter months.

(a) shorts
(b) skirts
(c) sweaters

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #116 "Weather Test (3)", answer 1

People wear coats and sweaters in order to keep warm in the cold winter months.

Correct answer: (c) sweaters
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What does 'sweater' mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Feb 07, 2009 20:02 pm   What does 'sweater' mean?
 

Hello,
Sweaters keep us warm and are often worn in the colder months. No one would say "put on a skirt/shorts in order to keep warm" because legs are exposed to the cold elements etc. with both skirts/shorts.
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