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wear

verb
 
 
/weər/ ( past tense wore, past participle worn)
DRESS [T] A1 to have a piece of clothing, jewellery, etc on your body
nosić, mieć na sobie
I wear jeans a lot of the time. She wears glasses. I don't usually wear make-up for work.Wearing clothes
FACE [T] to show a particular emotion on your face.
mieć na twarzy
He was wearing a smile/frown.Expressing and showing feelings
HAIR [T] to arrange or grow your hair in a particular way
czesać, nosić
She usually wears her hair in a ponytail.Hairstyles
SPOIL [I, T] to become thin and damaged after being used a lot, or to make this happen
przecierać (się), zużywać (się)
The carpet is already starting to wear in places. He keeps wearing holes in his socks. →  See also wear thin Becoming and making less strongDeteriorating and making worse
(Definition of wear verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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