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warm clothing vs. woven clothing #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:51 pm   warm clothing vs. woven clothing
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #118 "Weather Test (5)", question 3

In many countries around the world, the temperatures drop in the winter months, so residents wear ......... clothing like sweaters, coats and scarves.

(a) woven
(b) warm
(c) light

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #118 "Weather Test (5)", answer 3

In many countries around the world, the temperatures drop in the winter months, so residents wear warm clothing like sweaters, coats and scarves.

Correct answer: (b) warm
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why not: woven?
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warm clothing vs. woven clothing #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 21, 2011 13:54 pm   warm clothing vs. woven clothing
 

Just because a material is woven, doesn't make it suitable for low temperatures. Something made out of a thin loose woven cotton material would be more suited to a sunny beach!

Besides not all the materials used to make warm clothes are woven.
For example, clothes and sweaters are often knitted.
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