Learn English Irregular Verbs - Wear

wear /weə(r)/

  • 1 to have something such as clothes, shoes, or jewellery on your body:

    The old woman was wearing the ring when she went swimming that day.
    I am almost certainly being watched, and I must look a fool wearing this suit.
    If he had not worn a safety belt, Floyd would have floated out of his seat.

  • 2 to arrange your hair in a particular way:

    She wears her hair in a ponytail.
    The students wore their hair long.

  • 3 to have a particular expression on your face:

    He wears his usual calm, serious look.
    The teacher was wearing a frown.

  • 4 to become, or make something become thinner, smoother or weaker through continuous use or rubbing:

    My favorite jeans have worn thin at the knees.
    The cushions are starting to wear a little.

Past simple

  • wore  /wɔː(r)/

  • weared

Past participle

  • worn  /wɔːn/

  • weared

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