a jacket to wear

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a jacket to wear

Post by navi » Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:33 am

Which are correct:

1) This is a jacket which is to wear in cold weather.
2) This is a jacket which is to be worn in cold weather.
3) This is a jacket which is for wearing in cold weather.

4) This is a jacket to wear in cold weather.
5) This is a jacket to be worn in cold weather.
6) This is a jacket for wearing in cold weather.


Do any of them imply that wearing the jacket in cold weather is an obligation?
Do any of them imply that it is obligatory not to wear the jacket if the weather isn't cold?

Gratefully,
Navi.
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Re: a jacket to wear

Post by tony h » Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:25 pm

Do any of them imply that wearing the jacket in cold weather is an obligation? Yes. 2 and, slightly less so, 5.
Do any of them imply that it is obligatory not to wear the jacket if the weather isn't cold? No.
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With the right context almost anything can sound appropriate.

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